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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.

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  • Science > General
  • Health > General
  • Science > Engineering
  • Science > Technology
  • Science > Physics

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English

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