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January 16th, 2007

Nanomedicine may lead to cancer therapies

U.S. scientists are working with Pakistani researchers in developing nanotechnologies to identify potential cancer therapies utilizing medicinal plants.

"The Indo-Pakistan subcontinent is rich in such remedial sources, most of which remain untouched," said Kenneth Watkin, co-director and lead principle investigator for the "Nanomedicine for Cancer" research project at the University of Illinois. He said Pakistan is among the eight leading exporters of medicinal plants.


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