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Combining Nanotubes And Antibodies For Breast Cancer 'Search And Destroy' Missions, National Institute of Standards and Technology Study


12/2/2009 7:57:17 AM

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NIST -- Single-walled nanotubes—cylinders of carbon about a nanometer in diameter—have been highly touted for potential applications such as ultrastrong fibers, electrical wires in molecular devices, or hydrogen storage components for fuel cells. Thanks to a new development by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and five partners, you can add one more application to the list: detection and destruction of an aggressive form of breast cancer.



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