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child in hospital bed

SURGERY SAVER  A new kind of stretchy medical implant could limit the number of times pediatric patients have to go under the knife.

illustration of syringe with flu viruses

ONE AND DONE  The flu kills tens of thousands of people in the United States each year, and protection is made harder by the need for an annual shot. A onetime vaccine is getting closer to reality. 

Candida tropicalis

SHAPE SHIFTER  Candida tropicalis usually grows as a harmless roundish budding yeast (green), but in the presence of two bacteria it stretches into long filaments (brown) that may provoke inflammation in intestines.

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