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Chemistry Now: 21st Century Scientist: Seeing Tiny Cancer "Markers" Sooner: Purdue Chemist Works on 'Nano' Scale

21st Century Scientist: Seeing Tiny Cancer "Markers" Sooner: Purdue Chemist Works on 'Nano' Scale--In this 21st Century Chemist profile, Purdue University analytical chemist Mary Wirth works with "nanomaterials" to improve the clarity and accuracy of tests for tiny "biomarker" proteins that indicate disease--specifically, levels of PSAs, or Prostate Specific Antigens, that signal prostate cancer.

Credit: NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF)

 

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