From: TED Talks Daily - Friday Aug 13, 2021 09:02 pm
The secret, fatty particles powering mRNA vaccines
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The tiny balls of fat that could revolutionize medicine

12:41 minutes · TEDMonterey

What if you were holding life-saving medicine ... but had no way to administer it? Zoom down to the nano level with engineer Kathryn A. Whitehead as she gives a breakdown of the little fatty balls (called lipid nanoparticles) perfectly designed to ferry cutting-edge medicines into your body's cells. Learn how her work is already powering mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines and forging the path for future therapies that could treat Ebola, HIV and even cancer.

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