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Chinese Scientists Testing Possible Cancer-Killing Virus
A group of Chinese scientists says it has discovered and is testing a virus that could be used to kill cancer cells without harming normal ones.
Chinese state media say the virus, known as M1, was extracted from a "certain kind of mosquito" found in the southern province of Hainan.
The virus has been used to prevent growth in cancer cells of the liver, bladder, colon and rectum. So far, it has only been tested on mice.
The state-run China Radio International reported Thursday that scientis