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Mimicking Mother Nature
A tree whose bark cures cancer. A flower with the power to ease pain. Erik Sorensen believes that many more natural molecules with useful properties are just waiting to be discovered.

Dr. Erik Sorensen

Living With Huntington's
Cynthia McMurray doesn't have Huntington's disease, but she lives with it everyday. She studies how this devastating brain disorder destroys cells. Her work offers hope for new treatments and even a cure.

Dr. Cynthia McMurray

Just Found
Learn about garlic's secret ingredient, vitamin-rich corn, soft cancer cells, and more.

Shrews carry Lyme disease ticks, new research shows.