Confocal micrograph of mouse lungs

Date:23 March 2015 Tags:, , ,

The above confocal micrograph of mouse lungs (blue and green) is used to research whether microparticles can deliver medicines (pink) to the lungs. Many of the current cancer treatments have toxic side-effects and researchers hope that microparticles could one day deliver the medicine in a more targeted and safer way.

Image credit: Gregory Szeto, Adelaide Tovar and Jeff Wyckoff, Wellcome Images

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