Dinosaur-destroying asteroid might have delivered a cancer-killer to Earth
03Nov

Iridium, a rare metal brought to Earth by asteroids, has been found to be an effective ...

Over 65 million years ago, an asteroid some 10 km (6 mi) wide crashed into the Earth and wiped out the dinosaurs. Strangely, the legacy of this huge space rock could include a treatment for cancer after scientists from the UK and China demonstrated that iridium – a rare metal delivered to Earth by the asteroid – can be enlisted to kill cancer without harming healthy cells.

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