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ANOTHER WRINKLE  The outer layer of the human brain has distinctive folds. Work with brains growing in lab dishes is showing how the structures may form.

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).

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