Giant gene thieves


From Siberian ice cores to Australian lake beds, John Arnst writes, massive viruses — only recently identified with the help of cryo-electron microscopy — are changing what we know about evolutionary biology and viral structure.

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Meet Sean Davidson


This associate editor of the Journal of Lipid Research talks to Laurel Oldach about his fascination with high-density lipoprotein and why he cringes when people call it “good cholesterol.” Also, his love of competitive cycling.

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