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PET scans

TANGLED The brain of a person with Alzheimer’s disease symptoms (right) is laden with tau protein (red), while a person with no symptoms (left) has little tau.

HIV infecting a T cell

OFFENSIVE MEASURES  A combination of powerful antibodies might be able to stop HIV (yellow) before it infects, as is happening to a T cell (blue) in this colorized micrograph.

human blastocysts

EMBRYO, INTERRUPTED  A 5-day-old human embryo is usually composed of about 200 cells in a hollow ball configuration called a blastocyst (left). Embryos edited to remove the OCT4 gene (right) fail to make normal blastocysts.

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