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Title: Modified Quantum Dots Could Lead to Improved Treatments for Cancer
Url: http://www.cmu.edu/cmnews/extra/040315_crystalclear.html
Creator: Pavlak, Amy
Publisher: Carnegie-Mellon University
Description: This online article from Carnegie Mellon Today, discusses how chemists are researching quantum dots to evaluate their effectiveness in treating diseases such as cancer. Readers can discover how the scientists were able to produce quantum dots that fluoresced for an unprecedented eight months, and how they might be useful in locating diseases like cancer.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- Cancer and other malignant neoplasms -- Research. Experimentation
Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electronics -- Microelectronics. Integrated circuits -- Quantum dots
GEM Subject: Science
Health -- Disease
Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Physics
Health -- Technology
Key Concept: Health -- Neoplasms
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Science Materials
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Last Modified: 2009-08-06 11:10:44 (W3C-DTF)
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