News Stories relating to "Viruses"
Thursday, September 5, 2013
A month ago, the discovery of an extremely strange virus was found in Chile. Now a strange and magnificent web has been discovered in the Amazon basin, possibly the most intricate and beautifully engineered web ever found. Norman Platnick, an arachnologist and Peter J. Solomon Family Curator of the invertebrate zoology department of the American...
Thursday, July 25, 2013
A pair of startlingly unique viruses twice the size of the largest known viruses have been discovered
by a group of French scientists. They have a shape similar to a container, and a completely novel set of genes inside, which made their...