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Friday, June 22, 2007

Nanospheres leave cancer no place to hide

According to researchers at Rice University, gold-coated glass "nanoshells" can reveal the location of tumors and then destroy them minutes later in a burst of heat. Eighty per cent of the mice treated survived for more than seven weeks, while all the control mice, who did not receive the nanoshells, died after three weeks.

Nanospheres leave cancer no place to hide - tech - 21 June 2007 - New Scientist Tech

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