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Unusual Metals Could Forge New Cancer Drug

ScienceDaily (Oct. 19, 2009) — Drugs made using unusual metals could form an effective treatment against colon and ovarian cancer, including cancerous cells that have developed immunity to other drugs, according to research at the University of Warwick and the...

Ruthenium Used to Sucker Punch Cancer

Chemists are pulling cancer onto a sucker punch by getting infected cells to drop their guard - according to research published today. They are using the metal ruthenium as a catalyst to a cancer-busting reaction which calls up an old cellular enemy - oxidants - as an...