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Biologist Michael Rossmann of Purdue University describes his research on how viruses work.

Michael Rossman, professor of biological sciences at Purdue University, describes his research on how viruses work. His interest is in the mechanics of viruses--the individual components of viruses and how they work together. How do molecular motors work and how is the mechanical energy of the fuel, ADP, transformed into motion.

Credit: Purdue University/The Catholic University of America/Seyet LLC

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