Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Maple Seed Marburg Virus

It's always good to look down when walking along.  I almost stepped on this cluster of maple seeds disguising themselves as the Marburg Virus; may it be the closest I get to the real thing.

Maple seeds posing as Marburg Virus; photograph by CM Doran 2011

Marburg virus
Photograph of the real Marburg Virus; from the CDC
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