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

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerApr 27, 2011 1:50 PM

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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!

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