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Editorial Team

January 2012

Body Bacteria
Elizabeth Grice. Courtesy: Bill Branson, NIH
Elizabeth Grice studies the bacteria that live on human skin. Her research sheds light on why chronic wounds don't heal and might point to new treatments for diabetic foot ulcers and other skin conditions.

Spotlights on Hot Science
Fluorescent dyes
show cells in a flatworm that have copied their DNA. Courtesy: Phillip Newmark
Find out how flatworms regenerate their bodies and how scientists developed glow-in-the-dark capsules that react to stress.

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