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A Virus With an Immune System

ByTim De ChantNOVA NextNOVA Next

Carl Zimmer, writing at The Loom:

Now comes news of the most bizarre counterweapon I’ve ever heard of in a virus–and a serious challenge to fans of the higher-lower dichotomy. In Nature today, scientists at Tufts University describe their discovery of a virus with its own immune system .