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tumor cells with bacteria

STRONGER TOGETHER  Tumor cells (red) grown with bacteria (green) could stave off a common chemotherapy drug because some bacteria can inactivate the drug.

container of artificial sweetener

Many people avoid artificial sweeteners because of a bitter aftertaste. But a combination of two of them, saccharin and cyclamate, blocks the bitter effects.  

a common fungus, Aspergillus fumigatus

FUNGUS AMONG US  Aspergillus fumigatus (shown) is a common fungus found in soil. New immunology research is helping explain why the organism can make immunocompromised people so sick, while going undetected by healthy people.

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