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Findings showcases diverse scientists who do cutting-edge research and lead interesting lives. Each issue also contains brief research highlights, a puzzle or other activity and online extras.

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Alfred Atanda Jr. Credit: Cynthia Brodoway, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Game Changer
Alfred Atanda examines the causes of elbow injuries in young baseball pitchers. He hopes to minimize these injuries by fostering change in the culture of youth sports.

A variety of cheeses

Spotlights on Hot Science
How cheese rinds can help researchers understand bacterial communities, convincing cells to digest their dying neighbors, capitalizing on cellular conversations, and other cool research advances.

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Emily Scott. Courtesy: Chuck France, University of Kansas Emily Scott, Biochemist
Scott's research on a family of enzymes could lead to ways to treat prostate or breast cancers and prevent lung cancer in smokers.
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Brad Duerstock. Courtesy: Andrew Hancock, Purdue University Brad Duerstock, Neuroscientist, Assistive Technology Designer
Duerstock's work aims to make science more accessible to people with disabilities. A quadriplegic himself, he also studies spinal cord injury and repair.
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Elizabeth Grice. Courtesy: Bill Branson, NIH Elizabeth Grice, Geneticist
Grice studies the bacteria that live on human skin. Her work could lead to new ways to treat chronic wounds like diabetic foot ulcers.
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George Hightower. Credit: Nick Abadilla George Hightower, M.D.-Ph.D. Graduate Student
Hightower searches for genetic mutations that affect HIV's ability to infect the brain.
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Computers in Biology
Computers in Biology
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Genetics
Genetics
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Pharmacology
Pharmacology
Biochemical Actions of Drugs in the Body, Pharmacogenomics, Drug Design, Anesthesiology, Toxicology
Physical Trauma and Sepsis
Physical Trauma and Sepsis
Traumatic Injury, Burns, Inflammation, Sepsis, Wound Healing, Immunology
Structural Biology
Structural Biology
Molecular Structure and Function, Protein Folding, Research Tools and Methods
This page last reviewed on November 20, 2013