Neon Cancer Detector
Professor Michael Sailor hopes to dramatically change how cancer is being treated. With support from the National Science Foundation, he is on a quest to create nanoparticles that travel the bloodstream, latch onto cancers in their earliest stages and destroy them. Sailor's project is fighting the war on cancer at the nano-level. The armed forces he is amassing are a thousand times smaller than the diameter of a human hair. Sailor, a professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego, has spent years in search of the right stuff – a material safe enough to enter and travel the bloodstream to conquer cancers.
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