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January 4th, 2006

Nanotechnology: Tiny Gadgets Attack Cancer

Imagine tiny devices that can seek out cancer wherever it hides, move through the outer cancer cell walls and deliver a destructive drug or blast of radiation.

That’s the kind of next-generation medicine researchers around the world are seeking through the emerging field of nanotechnology − the science of building “gadgets” up to 10,000 times smaller than human cells.


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