A Planet of Viruses

By Carl Zimmer

Viruses are the smallest living things known to science, yet they hold the entire planet in their sway. We are most familiar with the viruses that give us colds or the flu, but viruses also cause a vast range of other diseases, including one disorder that makes people sprout branch-like growths as if they were trees. Viruses have been a part of our…

Published date: January 1, 2011
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction, Science

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