Metal From Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Kills Cancer Cells When Blasted With Light – IFL Science

Via Iridium, a metal associated with the asteroid that ended the Cretaceous era can act like a stealth bomb, entering the nucleus of a cancer cell. When hit with a burst of light, it causes nearby oxygen molecules to become reactive, killing the cell. Whether this can be turned into a viable mechanism for fighting cancer in living things […]

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