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A 3-D Look Inside A Virus

The latest electron microscopes can create three-dimensional images of the smallest structures, turning an agricultural pest into a work of art. This is the cowpea mosaic virus, scourge of legume farmers everywhere, vitrified and subjected to a single particle reconstruction procedure by FEI Corp. You can easily make…

T Rex Loved Rough Sex

A new science porn magazine, Science Illustrated, hit the stands this week. Packed with ultra-glossy pictures, the magazine is a cross between Scientific American and the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. Best factoid in the image-packed, editorially slim first issue: tooth marks on T Rex skeletons suggest the beasts…

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