A company called Fiber Chemical is promising that its chemical modification technology could be used to cure cancer, a disease that has ravaged many countries in recent decades.
But the company is not alone in touting its technology as a cure.
In fact, more than 20 other companies are making claims for its benefits.
Here are five that you should know about.
Fiber Chemical is developing a chemical modification that will turn certain types of bacteria into cancer cells.
The company says the modification could help treat cancers that are caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and other diseases.
The technology is a breakthrough in a field that has been in the works for decades.
Researchers have known for decades that certain types