Scientists Are Killing Cancer With Magnets

Magnets!
Magnets!
Magnets!

Scientists are developing a new offensive tactic against cancer—killing the bad cells with magnets? There’s a problem with a lot of cancer treatment—often methods like chemo can’t tell which cells are bad and which ones are healthy, so the good ones are taken out too. But South Korean researchers might have found a solution. They were able to murder the menacing cells in live zebrafish and lab cancer cells by sending a magnetic death ray to the cancer. Phys.org explains what happens when these iron oxide nanoparticles latch onto antibodies. Read the full story at Gizmodo.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.

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