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American Association for the Advancement of Science

First Place: Human Immunodeficiency Virus 3-D

Caption: This model of HIV is the most detailed 3-D model of the virus ever made. It summarizes the results from scientific publications in the fields of virology, X-ray analysis and NMR spectroscopy. The depicted spatial configurations of proteins found in HIV particles are in strict accordance with their known 3-D structures. This image relates to the 2010 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge appearing in the Feb. 18, 2011, issue of Science, published by AAAS.

Credit: Image courtesy of Ivan Konstantinov, Yury Stefanov, Aleksander Kovalevsky, Yegor Voronin - Visual Science Company

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