New Nano-Cargo-Ship System Integrates Therapeutic And Diagnostic Functions, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of California, Santa Barbara, And Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Study

Published: Oct 14, 2008 -- Scientists have developed nanometer-sized "cargo ships" that can sail throughout the body via the bloodstream without immediate detection from the body's immune radar system and ferry their cargo of anti-cancer drugs and markers into tumors that might otherwise go untreated or undetected.

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