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Hear and see how invisible droplets emit during speech. Researchers used laser technology to light up the spray of otherwise unseen particles that become "aerosolized"during speech. Don't have time? The left video is short, or go to 01:35 in the longer video on the right to see the magnified spray.
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Visual artist Austin Athman colorizes a SARS-CoV-2 image at NIH-NIAID’s Rocky Mountain Lab.
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Image of Novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, magnified 30,000 to 90,000 times their actual size, emerging from the surface of cells (gray) cultured in the lab, after duplication.
This scanning electron microscope image shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (orange)—also known as 2019-nCoV—the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells (gray) cultured in the lab.
Photo Credit: NIH
“Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2"
Cells Die When Heavily Infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.
Colorized scanning electron micrograph of dying (apoptotic) cell (red) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (yellow), isolated from a patient sample. Photo Credit: NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Integrated Research Facility, MD.
EMERGING FROM CULTURED CELL. This scanning electron microscope image shows novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells (blue/pink) cultured in the lab. Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIH