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August 2nd, 2005

Nanotube-Laser Combo Selectively Targets Cancer Cells

Abstract:
When exposed to near-infrared light, carbon nanotubes quickly release excess energy as heat. Nadine Wong Shi Kam and her colleagues at Stanford University exploited this property to attack cancerous cells.

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