Cell biologist Gerd Maul has died, reports The Scientist. He was 70. Maul was a "multi-faceted researcher" and artist, The Scientist says, writing that he started out as an electron microscopy expert, then discovered the "nuclear dots" structures, and then turned his attention to studying vaccines.

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