Gold-Plated Nano-Bits Find, Destroy Cancer Cells, Cornell University Study

Published: Oct 16, 2013

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Comparable to nano-scale Navy Seals, Cornell scientists have merged tiny gold and iron oxide particles to work as a team, then added antibody guides to steer the team through the bloodstream toward colorectal cancer cells. And in a nanosecond, the alloyed allies then kill the bad guys – cancer cells – with absorbed infrared heat. This scenario is not science fiction – welcome to a medical reality.

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