<em>S. epidermidis</em> (IMAGE) University of California - San Diego Caption This is <em>S. epidermidis</em> growing on an agar plate. <p>A strain of <em>S. epidermidis</em> was shown to produce a molecule that kills cancer cells and inhibits the development of skin tumors on mice.</p> Credit UC San Diego Health Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.