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Molecules "Too Dangerous for Nature" Kill Cancer Cells, Boise State University Study


10/25/2012 7:22:29 AM

THAT which nature abhors could help combat cancer, say researchers who've developed and tested weird compounds called nullomers. Their name comes from the Latin word "nullus" for nothing, and the fact that although they can theoretically exist naturally, they don't, possibly because they're too toxic or useless to life, and so the DNA sequences that encode them have been evolved out of existence.

Read at New Scientist

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