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Computer-generated, three-dimensional map of rotavirus structure.Computer-generated, three-dimensional map of rotavirus structure. Courtesy of National Resource for Automated Molecular Microscopy, The Scripps Research Institute

Taste buds in a mouse tongue.Taste buds in a mouse tongue. Courtesy of Aki Taruno, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; Nature

Developing zebrafish fin. Developing zebrafish fin. Courtesy of Jessica Plavicki, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Growing  hair follicle stem cells in the process of wound healing.Growing hair follicle stem cells. Courtesy of Yaron Fuchs, Samara Brown and Hermann Steller, Rockefeller University

Electrostatic map of human spermine synthase.Electrostatic map of human spermine synthase. Courtesy of Emil Alexov, Clemson University

Mouse  cerebellum in cross section.Cerebellum: the brain's locomotion control center. Courtesy of Thomas Deerinck and Mark Ellisman, National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research, University of California, San Diego

Skin  cellSkin cell (keratinocyte). Courtesy of Torsten Wittmann, University of California, San Francisco

Abnormal  fibroblast cell.Abnormal fibroblast cell. Courtesy of Praveen Suraneni and Rong Li, Stowers Institute for Medical Research

Fruit  fly spermatids.Fruit fly spermatids. Courtesy of Lacramioara Fabian and Julie Brill, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

RNA polymerase II RNA polymerase II. Courtesy of David Bushnell, Ken Westover and Roger Kornberg, Stanford University

Enzyme  inhibitor structure.Enzyme inhibitor structure. Courtesy of Vern Schramm, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

Ribonuclease P structure.Ribonuclease P structure

Spinal  nerve cells.Spinal nerve cells. Courtesy of Lawrence Marnett and colleagues, Vanderbilt University; Nature Chemical Biology

Dividing  cell in metaphase.Dividing cell in metaphase. Courtesy of Jane Stout and Claire Walczak, Indiana University

Fruit fly ovary.Fruit fly ovary. Courtesy of Hogan Tang and Denise Montell, Johns Hopkins University and University of California, Santa Barbara

Students in a labInstitutional Development Award-supported students Linda Gates, Giorgeo Grant, Dhritiman Samanta and Amy Wilcosky. Courtesy of University of Southern Mississippi

Susan Wente and Kristen NobleSusan Wente and student Kristen Noble. Courtesy of Dana Thomas, Vanderbilt Medical Art Group

Greider is pictured with fellow Johns Hopkins University scientist-and Nobel laureate-Peter Agre.Carol Greider—honored with the 2009 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine—is pictured with fellow Johns Hopkins University scientist and Nobel laureate, Peter Agre.

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