Register for an account


Enter your name and email address below.

Your email address is used to log in and will not be shared or sold. Read our privacy policy.


Website access code

Enter your access code into the form field below.

If you are a Zinio, Nook, Kindle, Apple, or Google Play subscriber, you can enter your website access code to gain subscriber access. Your website access code is located in the upper right corner of the Table of Contents page of your digital edition.

Planet Earth

Rabbits with horns: io9 offers an excerpt of A Planet of Viruses

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerApril 27, 2011 6:50 PM


Sign up for our email newsletter for the latest science news


Over at the science-fiction/science web site io9, you can find an excerpt from

A Planet of Viruses.

There's a lot about viruses that seems tailor-made for science fiction fans, but I have to say the folks at io9 zeroed in on the sci-fi-est of them all: a virus that can make rabbits grow horns, turn people into trees, and make human cells outlive their owners. Check it out!

    3 Free Articles Left

    Want it all? Get unlimited access when you subscribe.


    Already a subscriber? Register or Log In

    Want unlimited access?

    Subscribe today and save 50%


    Already a subscriber? Register or Log In