Giant Viruses Shake Tree of Life –“Might Be One Reason Life Exists On Earth”

  When Felix d’Herelle, a seminal figure in the history of molecular biology, discovered the first bacteriophage in French soldiers in 1917, writes Carl Zimmer in A Planet of Viruses, “many scientists refused to believe that such a thing actually existed. A century later, it’s clear that Herelle had found the most abundant life form … Continue reading Giant Viruses Shake Tree of Life –“Might Be One Reason Life Exists On Earth”