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Planet Earth

Unleashing Your Inner Virus

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerNovember 7, 2006 8:31 PM


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A while back I blogged about the tens of thousands of viruses we carry in our genomes. In today's New York Times I write about how scientists reconstructed a working ancestral virus from its disabled descendants: Old Viruses Resurrected Through DNA. Here's the original paper.

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