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Microorganisms: Viruses in the Real World
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The word virus was first used to describe an agent that causes infectious disease by Edward Jenner...you know, the small pox guy. The first person to identify a virus as distinct from bacteria and...
With all the zombie movies that have come out in the past few years, one of the underlying causes of zombification is a virus. So far, we don't know of any viruses that actually make people zombies...
The development of PCR techniques has considerably improved our ability to do virus research. One of the major advantages of new PCR techniques includes deep sequencing techniques, which allows sci...
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