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FEELING OFFBEAT  Briefly disrupting a brain region involved in planning movement with a magnetic pulse hinders a person’s ability to follow a rhythmic beat. (The black square in this heat map indicates the site of highest pulse stimulation.)

Alzheimer's protein

VANISHING ACT  Globs of a protein linked to Alzheimer’s (red) dot a brain sample from a 10-month-old mouse (left). But these disease hallmarks largely vanish in a similar mouse that mostly lacks a particular brain enzyme.

 Bedbugs (Cimex lectularius)

BAD BLOOD  Bedbugs (Cimex lectularius) are a menacing bunch. Even when the bloodthirsty insects are eradicated from a home, they leave allergy-triggering chemicals behind.

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