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Planet Earth

My viral book review for the Wall Street Journal

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerJune 18, 2011 5:42 PM


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The Wall Street Journal asked me to review another book. This time around it's Virolution, by Frank Ryan. It's about a lot of things that I'm pretty crazy about (like the viruses that make up a lot of our genome). But I wasn't crazy about the book itself, I'm afraid. Still, the review was a good opportunity to talk about what our inner viruses may mean for our well-being. Check it out.

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