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UC research tests which nano system works best in killing cancer cells

March 3, 2014

view of iron-oxide nanoparticles New University of Cincinnati (UC) research, to be presented this week, tested four iron-oxide nanoparticle systems to see which, when heated, would likely work best as a tool for targeting cancer cells. Full Story

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