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Caption: University of Illinois chemistry professor Eric Oldfield (in blue, center) and colleagues (from left to right) graduate assistant Wei Zhu, graduate student Xinxin Feng, and research scientist Yonghui Zhang found that a modified bone drug killed the malaria parasite in mice.
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