Google is going after tumors with nanoparticles

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LAGUNA BEACH, California — Not content with organizing all the world’s information, Google is taking its first steps inside the human body.

The company is researching nanoparticles that bind themselves to cancerous cells and other forms of disease, Google revealed on Tuesday at the WSJD Live conference here, adding that the research is part of the Google X program that investigates long-term, pie-in-the-sky technologies

It isn’t expected to be commercialized for many years. But Andrew Conrad, head of Google’s Life Sciences division, revealed that experiments had already begun around designing and testing tiny intravenous machines taken in pill form. Read more…

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