Bacteria-fighting viruses may offer critical help against infection

By Hani Hamdan, Engage Minnesota One of my high school friends grew up to become an orthopedic surgeon. He works in a busy hospital in which he sees all kinds of cases — from trauma to congenital malformations to tumors. When I asked him what he considers the most difficult cases to treat, he said that the one thing that raises the hair on the back of his neck is not seeing a tumor on a radiograph; it’s being able to see bone through the skin. Read the rest of Hani’s piece here.