<i>T. rubrum</i> (IMAGE) Duke University Caption This is an electron micrograph of <i>Trichophyton</i>, commonly known as toenail fungus. New research shows the organism clones itself, making genetically identical daughters that may be vulnerable to new treatments. Credit Wenjun Li and Joseph Heitman - Duke University, and Valerie Lapham - North Carolina State University 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.