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 amyloid-like clumps made by bacteria

PROTEIN POWER  Proteins from Staphylococcus aureus bacteria make amyloid-like clumps (the streamerlike structures in this illustration) that are toxic to human cells.

A stinkbug on a grape

BUGS INTO WINE  When marmorated stinkbugs (Halyomorpha halys, shown) get stressed, they release a chemical known to ruin red wine.

howler monkey

MONKEY BUSINESS  Being able to tell red and green apart helps howler monkeys like this one pick out younger, more nutritious leaves, research suggests.  

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