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astrocytes

GIFT GIVER  Star-shaped astrocytes (green) may donate mitochondria to nerve cells in distress, helping the brain escape damage from stroke and possibly other maladies, a new study suggests. 

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Staphylococcus lugdunensis and MRSA

MRSA BUSTER  A compound secreted by the nose-dwelling bacterium Staphylococcus lugdunensis may fight antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria such as MRSA (pink).  

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