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GOING VIRAL  The diversity of viruses carried by such animals as rhesus macaques (one shown) hints at the number of viruses capable of infecting humans that are yet to be discovered.

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LIVE LIVER  Advances in liver transplants mean that the donor no longer needs to be dead, and one liver may serve more than one recipient.

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BRAIN-MAKING 101  As blobs of two types of brainlike tissue fuse, interneurons (green) migrate from the left clump to the right, linking with neurons (not stained) in the right blob. On both sides, neural support cells called glia appear in purple.

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