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March 2008

Dr. Atul Butte

Dr. Data
Atul Butte is one of those people who thinks big. Really big. Trained as both a doctor and a researcher, he's always busy with something—he does gene experiments on his computer one day and sees patients another.

Dr. Peggy Goodell

Mastering Stem Cells
Peggy Goodell always enjoys a practical joke, but her job is no laughing matter. She works in one of the hottest areas of science: stem cell biology. Her findings could help improve treatments for leukemia and lead to new insights about aging and cancer.

A precisely controlled protein circuit in a
yeast cell creates a simple form of 'memory'.

Just Found
Read how researchers are studying the microbes in our mouths, where the flu virus vacations, and findings from other cutting-edge studies.

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