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breast cancer cells

BREAKING AWAY  Breast cancer cells (shown growing in a lab dish) move through the body in clusters. New research may shed light on how the clusters enter the bloodstream.

mouse muscle fibers

PUMP IT UP  A new type of CRISPR/Cas9-based gene therapy turned on muscle-building genes in mice that have muscular dystrophy. Muscle fibers (magenta) from mice that got the therapy (right) were bigger than fibers from untreated animals (left).

opioid pills

PILL PURGE New opioid prescribing guidelines tested over a five-month period in Michigan kept thousands of opioid pills like these from being unnecessarily doled out, researchers say.

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