Eli Cahan is an intern on the News staff of Science. He is a master's student in health policy at the Stanford School of Medicine and a medical student (on leave) at New York University (NYU). There, his work has concentrated on the wins, fits, and starts at the frontier of biomedical research. Also, before NYU he spent a little time in economics/finance and is fascinated by all things murky, wonky, and weird related to the business of science. His work has appeared in a variety of academic and mass publications.