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Dennis Discher, University of Pennsylvania

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Caption: Penn's Dennis Discher explains how his lab designed a protein that acts a "passport" for the body's immune system. Nanoparticles equipped with this passport last longer in the bloodstream than equivalent particles without it.

Credit: Kurtis Sensenig, University of Pennsylvania

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