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Tejal Desai

Tejal is a biomedical engineer. She designs tiny, nano-sized capsules to transport medicine in the body to the exact spot it is needed. This is called "targeted drug-delivery," and it could make taking medicine a lot less painful. Thanks to Tejal, in the future kids with Diabetes may not need insulin shots--they could just swallow capsules!

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whiz quiz
When you make nanosized particles from this metal, it can be used to fight disease. The question is: What is cancer's new nano-enemy?

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