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Editorial Team

September 2013

Hooked on Heme
Emily Scott. Courtesy: Chuck France, University of Kansas
Emily Scott studies enzymes responsible for chewing up foreign chemicals. Her work could lead to ways to treat prostate or breast cancers and prevent lung cancer in smokers.

Spotlights on Hot Science
This image from a time-lapse movie shows biofilm growth and streamer formation over a period of about 56 hours. Courtesy: Knut Drescher, Princeton University
A team of researchers discover how bacteria clog medical devices like stents and catheters, while another group develops a gene test for a rare blood type. Read about their findings and other cool research advances.

This page last reviewed on October 24, 2013