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Combating Cancer With Invisible Bacteria

The bugs get cleared by immune cells when they’ve done their job

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As the Welsh legend tells, one of King Arthur’s most prized possessions was his ‘Mantle of Invisibility’ — a cloak that bestows the power of hiding in plain sight upon its wearer.

A team of engineers at Columbia University has created a similar superpower as a mechanism to combat cancer. The researchers…




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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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