(Tue, 27 Apr 2010 12:39:00 +0000)
I confess that I am a bit of a science geek, although in truth, my level of understanding of most of these subjects is about a yard wide and only a half an inch deep. Still, I enjoy reading selected articles from science journals and the works of a number of science bloggers.
Today both are dealing with viral mysteries, and if your reading tastes run in that direction, you may find them as fascinating as I did.
First, Vincent Racaniello brings us the story of a plant virus that would rather switch than fight, in:
by Vincent Racaniello on 26 April 2010
And then Ian York delves into a question I’ve had for some time; how many variants (mutations) of a flu virus are produced when a host becomes infected?
Interesting reading to satisfy the inner science geek in all of us.
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