Christian Choe, Zach Rosenthal, and Maria Filsinger Interrante, who call themselves Team Lyseia, strategize about experiments to test their new antibiotics. Linda A. Cicero/Stanford News /Courtesy of Stanford University hide caption

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Young Inventors Work On Secret Proteins To Thwart Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

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The Chimera Quandary: Is It Ethical To Create Hybrid Embryos?

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Pablo Ross of the University of California, Davis, inserts human stem cells into a pig embryo as part of experiments to create chimeric embryos. Rob Stein/NPR hide caption

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NIH Plans To Lift Ban On Research Funds For Part-Human, Part-Animal Embryos

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From 'The Water's Edge To The Cutting Edge': Fish Skeletons, CT Scans And Engineering

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Joe Palca (left) with Jim Allison (second from right) and friends, circa 1975. Allison has gone on to make landmark discoveries in science, and is still passionate about outlaw country music. Joe Palca/NPR hide caption

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Kit Parker's Story Part I

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"Danger, Will Robinson!" The danger-sensing abilities of the newly developed robot system far exceed those of the Robot in the classic TV series Lost in Space. Bettmann Archive hide caption

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Female Drosophila bifurca flies have an organ to store sperm (right) that male flies compete to fill, crowding out rivals. Scott Pitnick/Nature hide caption

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For Female Fruit Flies, Mr. Right Has The Biggest Sperm

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In Search For Cures, Scientists Create Embryos That Are Both Animal And Human

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Women only got top billing in 37 percent of medical studies published in leading journals over the past two decades. Tom Werner/Getty Images hide caption

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Top Medical Journals Give Women Researchers Short Shrift

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