Saturday, August 11, 2007

 

The extraordinary virus

The extraordinary virus

Have a look at this splendid picture, where a virus infests its genetic material to a host cell. They say never before such a clear picture was caught under electron microscope. The final image is a 3D model developed by sophisticated computer program. You may read the full article by clicking the source URL.

The images, which show for the first time a virus poised to inject its genetic material into a host cell, grace the cover of the Feb. 2 issue of Nature.

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