23 January 2009
Vol 323, Issue 5913

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COVER Human cells infected with the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii visualized by scanning electron microscopy. In the foreground are parasites (yellow-green) rupturing out of a dying host cell (blue); in the background is an intact host cell containing a large parasite-filled vacuole. See page 530) Image: Sasha Meshinchi, Michael Robinson, Bjorn Kafsack, and Vern Carruthers