Blue jean dye kills cancer cells

Blue jean dye kills cancer cells

BBC News Online, 7 September, 2006

The dye in your blue jeans could soon be used to kill cancer cells, say scientists.

UK researchers are employing tiny gold “nanoparticles”, 1/5000th the thickness of a human hair, to deliver the chemical compound directly into cancer cells, tearing them apart instantly.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/5323704.stm


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