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  • Susan Golden Named HHMI Professor
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Moderate Levels of ‘Free Radicals’ Found Beneficial to Healing Wounds

Long assumed to be destructive to tissues and cells, “free radicals” generated by the cell’s mitochondria—the energy producing structures in the cell—are actually beneficial to healing wounds.

Division Ranks Number 2 in Nation in Undergraduate Biology Education

The Division of Biological Sciences ranked number two in the nation, behind MIT, for the quality of its undergraduate education in the biological sciences, according to a survey of top colleges for general biology majors conducted by College Factual.