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A new microscopy technique called nonlinear SIM gives a better look at how the cell’s internal scaffolding, or cytoskeleton, changes over time. Shown is a still image from a video of cytoskeletal proteins in a mouse embryonic fibroblast cell. 

photograph of miniature crime scene by Frances Glessner Lee

CSI: SCIENCE  From fingerprints to blood splatters to DNA, people leave all sorts of traces at the scene of a crime. To help identify suspects, scientists are beefing up classic forensic techniques, and coming up with new ones. One day, microbes and odors from a suspect’s body may give investigators additional pieces of evidence to examine.

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian was paid to praise the morning sickness drug Diclegis but deleted her Instagram post after the FDA noted that the post didn’t mention key side effects. For products like e-cigarettes, which aren’t regulated by the FDA, there are few limits to advertising on social media.

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