Microscopy goes cold: secrets of frozen viruses

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Presenter: Tony Crowther

Published: January 2010

Age: 18-22 and upwards

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Type: Lectures

Source/institution: Royal Society


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Viruses are a major cause of death and disease. Too small to be seen by light microscopy, they were first visualised about 50 years ago by electron microscopy. Dr. Crowther describes his work on the development of the methods and illustrates how he has applied them to hepatitis B virus.