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March 1st, 2010

Cancer research at Missouri State goes nano

Abstract:
Missouri State University hauled in nearly $61,000 in federal stimulus funds to study nano-particles. Nano-technology is already found in everything from clothing to sunscreens. One day those incredibly small particles may defeat cancer.

"We store them in liquid nitrogen," said researcher Matthew Warner.

Warner nurtures and grows skin cancer cells. He has a goal, however, that he shares with no farmer. He's part of a team trying to find a way to kill a crop - a crop of cancer.

"We're on the front lines of something that I truly believe is going to change medicines; and nano-material as a whole is going to change the world," said Warner.

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