Pink blobs of hope in cancer-targeting quest

Award-winning photo highlights challenges of delivering drugs directly to affected organs

A micrograph of a mouse's lungs

ALMOST DOESN’T COUNT  The pink blobs in this micrograph are plastic capsules, each filled with cancer-fighting medicine, inside a mouse’s lung. Ideally, the capsules would have reached the bottom of the lungs.

G. Szeto, Adelaide Tovar, Jeff Wyckoff/MIT, Wellcome Images (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

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