Shear-Activated Nanotherapeutic Clears Obstruction (video) Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption A blood clot within a mouse artery disappears following the injection of a clot-busting, shear-activated nanotherapeutic. The bright areas are fluorescent-labeled platelets. Credit Wyss Institute Usage Restrictions Credit must be given to the Wyss Institute at Harvard University. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.