Image of the Day: Candy Shell

These sugar polymer spheres protect cells, engineered to produce disease-fighting agents, from a patient's immune system. Over time, immune cells (blue and green) detect the spheres and attack (red).

Nov 18, 2015
The Scientist Staff

KOCH INSTITUTE AT MIT, ANDREW BADER, OMID VEISEH, AND ARTURO VEGAS (COURTESY KOCH INSTITUTE IMAGE AWARDS AT MIT)