A section of a fly brain reveals that a multicolored tracer has penetrated the blood brain barrier.
Tumors Disrupt the Blood-Brain Barrier at a Distance
Shoring up the tissues that separate neurons and other brain cells from the circulatory system in fruit flies and mice can prolong life in the presence of a tumor.
ABOVE: JUNG KIM
Tumors Disrupt the Blood-Brain Barrier at a Distance
Tumors Disrupt the Blood-Brain Barrier at a Distance

Shoring up the tissues that separate neurons and other brain cells from the circulatory system in fruit flies and mice can prolong life in the presence of a tumor.

Shoring up the tissues that separate neurons and other brain cells from the circulatory system in fruit flies and mice can prolong life in the presence of a tumor.

ABOVE: JUNG KIM

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A close-up of a fruit fly head with antenna clearly visible in front of its red eyes
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