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Pathogens in Glass

A totally breathtaking look at the form of viruses and bacteria, rendered in glass by the artist Luke Jerram.  Beautiful and scientifically accurate! This one is T4 bacteriophage, a virus that actually infects bacteria.  Yes, it looks like a little alien lander. … Continue reading

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Museum specimens to the rescue!

100-year-old specimens at California museum help determine when avian pox hit Galapagos The research team, led by Dr. Patricia Parker of the University of Missouri–St. Louis, examined 3,607 finches and mockingbirds collected in the Galapagos between 1898 and 1906 that … Continue reading

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