Mother Nature's Nanoengineering
To obtain large quantities of plant-derived viral nanoparticles for research, scientists
grow viruses in laboratory greenhouses.
Cowpea Mosaic Virus (CPMV) Nanoparticle
Researchers injected chicken embryos bearing human prostate tumors with CPMV nanoparticles
containing polyethylene glycol (PEG), bombesin, and a fluorescent dye.
Human Ectopic Artificial Liver (HEAL) - I
To the naked eye, a HEAL looks like a pink contact lens.
Human Ectopic Artificial Liver (HEAL) - II
This miniature human liver was removed from a HEAL-humanized mouse.
Noninvasive visualization of release of cargo molecules from nanocarriers with MRI
using the dual MR
(Bdelloid) rotifer Philodina roseola
(Bdelloid) rotifer Philodina roseola, a microscopic freshwater invertebrate, captured
newly developed using video-enhanced polychromatic polarized light microscope.
Crane Fly Nephrotoma suturalis spermatocyte
This is image of refractive index distribution in a thin optical section of Crane
Fly Nephrotoma suturalis spermatocyte during metaphase of meiosis I.
This is a live image of Diatom Arachnoidiscus under 40x magnification.