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Plasmonics brings the molecular world into sharper focus

By Christopher Crockett, Knowable Magazine In the battle against breast cancer, the drug Herceptin is a steady ally, keeping some kinds of tumors at bay and helping people live longer. Yet nearly all cancers eventually develop resistance. Until recently, the underlying cause of this resistance eluded researchers. But then chemist Wei Wang developed a technique to track how individual Herceptin ...

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