15 July 2005
Vol 309, Issue 5733

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COVER Colored scanning electron micrograph of Trypanosoma brucei (blue) among red blood cells. A special section in this issue presents the genomes of three insect-transmitted trypanosomatid parasites that cause chronic and ultimately fatal infections in humans and livestock, for which few safe therapies exist. Several accompanying articles discuss trypanosomatid comparative biology and strategies for control. See page 399. [Image: Eye of Science/Photo Researchers Inc.]