Contact: Laura Niles
NASA/Johnson Space Center
Caption: The oil (blue) contains a visualization marker that is traceable by ultrasound and C-T scans to allow doctors to follow the microcapsules (brown) during site-specific delivery to the tumor. The semipermeable outer skin has the physical ability to time-release the drug slowly.
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