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How a 17-year-old girl created a nanoparticle that kills cancer stem cells

• Terrence Aym
Sir Arthur C. Clarke, the British futurist, once advised never to trust a scientist over thirty. Perhaps a further step can be taken and conversely assume to always trust a scientist under twenty—at least if that scientist happens to be named Angela Zhang. Why Zhang? Simply because the 17-year-old Cupertino, California high school student may well have revealed the pathway for the ultimate cancer cure with a nanoparticle that zeroes in on cancer stem cells.

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Comment by Ed Price
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Nest, she will prepare a similar nano-particle that will bypass unhealthy cells, taking super-nutrients to the healthy ones.