Contact: Jocelyn Duffy
Carnegie Mellon University
Caption: This is an electron micrograph of herpes simplex virus type 1 infecting a cell. Carnegie Mellon researchers have for the first time calculated the pressure inside the virus that powers the ejection of viral DNA into a host cell.
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