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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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Enrique De La Cruz. Credit: Jeff Foley, American Heart Association

Protein Paradox
Molecular biophysicist Enrique De La Cruz studies how a chain of molecules strong enough to support a cell can break so easily—and uses props to help others understand what he’s learned.

Rebecca Heald. Credit: Mark Hanson

The Science of Size
Cell biologist Rebecca Heald studies the factors that determine an animal’s size.

Mouse retina. Credit: Keunyoung Kim, Wonkyu Ju and Mark Ellisman, National Center for Microscopy and Imaging Research, University of California, San Diego.

Spotlight on Science
Learn about new basic biomedical research discoveries, potential treatments for patients, scientific trends and tools for doing cutting-edge science.

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Alfred Atanda Jr. Alfred Atanda Jr., Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon
Game Changer
Alfred Atanda's research on the causes of elbow injuries in young baseball pitchers could help prevent these athletes from sustaining injury.
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Emily Scott. Courtesy: Chuck France, University of Kansas Emily Scott, Biochemist
Hooked on Heme
Emily 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
Opening Up the Lab
Brad 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
Body Bacteria
Elizabeth 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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This page last reviewed on September 7, 2017