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Contact: Dan Ferber
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

Virus vs. Nanodevice

Caption: An enveloped virus (left) coats itself with lipid as part of its life cycle. New lipid-coated DNA nanodevices (right) closely resemble those viruses and evade the immune defenses of mice.

Credit: Steven Perrault/Harvard's Wyss Institute

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