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South Korea Develops World's First Cancer Treating Nanorobot

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January 5, 2014
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South Korean scientists say they have developed the world's first nanorobot that can selectively target and help treat cancer. The robot is guided through the body by genetically engineered bacteria to a tumor where it releases its cargo of cancer fighting drugs. Sharon Reich reports.


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