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Image (Transmission electron micrograph [TEM] revealed some of the ultrastructural morphologic changes in this tissue sample isolate brought on due to an Ebola infection, including the presence of numbers of virions purple).

Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicting a Giardia lamblia protozoan undergoing binary fission, creating what appears to be a microscopic “heart.”

Unwelcome Valentine: Electron micrograph of the disease-causing protozoan Giardia lamblia partway through cell division, forming a heart shape. Stan Erlandsen -- I would love a wall of framed electron microscope images

The Ebola virus has mutated repeatedly during the August 2014 outbreak. Genomic sequencing advances are enabling real time sequencing of the mutations. “The fact that we can do this in real time while the outbreak is still going is breathtaking,” said Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health." - Source: Washington Post 8/29/14 via the journal Science.

Ebola virus has mutated during course of outbreak

US President Barack Obama says the Ebola virus, currently attacking western Africa, could mutate - making it even more dangerous. The virus has already changed its genome, with unknown consequences.

SOURCES: Steve Monroe, deputy director of the CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases; World Health Organization...

The African Ebola outbreak that keeps getting worse

SOURCES: Steve Monroe, deputy director of the CDC’s National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases; World Health Organization.

Nina Pham video goes viral

for Nurse Nina Pham. The Texas hospital nurse who contracted Ebola from a patient there said an emotional goodbye to her doctors Thursday,.

'Henrietta Lacks': A Donor's Immortal Legacy - A fluorescence micrograph of HeLa cells, derived from cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks and named in her honor. Listen to the story on Fresh Air with Rbecca Skloot, NPR. Image by Tomasz Szul/Getty Images.

'Henrietta Lacks': A Donor's Immortal Legacy

A fluorescence micrograph of HeLa cells, derived from cervical cancer cells taken from Henrietta Lacks and named in her honor. Read "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" written by Rebecca Skloot

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