Contact: Dan Ferber
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard
Caption: By injecting nanoparticles carrying a gene-silencing snippet of RNA directly into the nipple, Wyss Institute scientists delivered this therapy to the entire milk-duct network, breast cancer first gets started.
Credit: Silva Krause and Amy Brock
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