Image of the Day: Giant Virus
The Scientist and The Scientist Staff | Feb 28, 2018 | 1 min read
The Tupanvirus is named for the South American Guarani God of Thunder.
Viruses Reconsidered
Didier Raoult | Mar 1, 2014 | 9 min read
The discovery of more and more viruses of record-breaking size calls for a reclassification of life on Earth.
Genome Digest
Cristina Luiggi | Nov 2, 2011 | 3 min read
Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.
Cellular Origins of Giant Viruses?
Cristina Luiggi | Oct 16, 2011 | 1 min read
The largest virus to be sequenced prompts researchers to consider whether giant viruses were once full-fledged living organisms.