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ISSUES

VOLUME 13, ISSUE 1

FALL 2005


Guevedoces

Gender metamorphosis at work

Elizabeth Kelley


Memoirs of an Electron

Soul sojourn

Vivian Jiang


The Weakening of HIV

Could HIV's final victim be itself?

Courtney Miller


Danger in a Bottle

Does bottle water tap out?
Yoojin Lee


Hangover Gene

Shedding light on alcohol tolerance

Ryan Chao


Liar, Liar, Brain on Fire

The science of deception

Janice Gee


Test Tube Teeth

Teeth may be the first bioengineered organs

Edith Han


In Oxytocin We Trust

Controversial uses of a reproductive hormone

Michelle Shum


What's the Beef?

Carcinogenicity from cooked meats
Melissa Lock


I Say Tomato, You Say Cancer

A saucy new medicine

Shalin Shah


Toast to Topiramate

Epilepsy drug turned addiction-breaker

Michelle Shum


The Natural Band-Aid®

Using collagen for wound treatment

Melody Pongmanopap


CyberKnife

A new weapoin in the battle against cancer

Courtney Miller


Credits


Coordinating Editor: Namrata Bose & Amar Kishan

Associate Editors: Ehsaan Akhtar, Vanessa Fan, Davika Nair, Edna Prieto, Patrick Tam, Meiji Tran, Chris Wu

Writers: Ryan Chao, Janice Gee, Edith Han, Vivian Jian, Elizabeth Kelley, Yoojin Lee, Melissa Look, Courtney Miller, Melody Pongmanopap, Shalin Shah, Michelle Shum

Faculty Advisor: Gary Firestone, Ph.D., Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Acknowledgments:Special Thanks: Shikha Bose, MD; Swaraj Bose, MD; Jeff Miller, Bradley Voytek, Fast Imaging®