Sunday, February 17, 2013
Gold nanoparticles have already shown promise in precisely highlighting brain tumors, “blowing up” individual diseased cells, and developing a lung cancer breath test. Now researchers have created gold nanoparticles that allow an alpha particle-emitting element to be directed to small cancer tumors. The researchers say the gold coating keeps the powerful radioactive particles in place at the cancer site so they do negligible damage to healthy organs and tissue.
Funny Application Letters
1. A student’s leave letter:
“As I am suffering from my uncle’s marriage I cannot attend the class….”
2. A candidate’s application:
“This has reference to your advertisement calling for a ‘typist And an accountant – Male or Female’… As I am both for the past Several years and I can handle both; I am applying for the post.”
The young woman was walking on the beach, when she saw an old lady sleeping in a winter coat right on the sand. She was lying just a few feet away from the beach entrance and people were constantly walking past her.
It was Sunday, the day when people were supposed to go to the church, share a meal with their family, meet with their friends. But this woman was all alone. Judging by her wrinkled face, she had lived a long life, probably working, falling in love, raising children, only to find herself sleeping on the ground and being looked down on years later.