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doctors in an operating room

WELL-TREATED  Kidneys from hepatitis C-positive donors were successfully transplanted into 10 uninfected patients. The recipients did not develop chronic infections, a new study reports.

Staphylococcus epidermidis petri dish

SKIN WIN Staphylococcus epidermidis, a species of bacteria that lives on human skin, grows here in a dish. Strains of this bacteria make a cancer-fighting compound that stops DNA synthesis.

rhesus macaque

GOING VIRAL  The diversity of viruses carried by such animals as rhesus macaques (one shown) hints at the number of viruses capable of infecting humans that are yet to be discovered.

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