“We are Spaceships” –Extraterrestrial Viruses May Have Influenced Origin and Evolution of Life

    “The human imagination is a preview of coming attractions,” Albert Einstein was fond of saying. Viruses are essentially roving segments of genetic material that have learned how to “put on space suits and leave the cell,” observed Greg Bear in his epic work of science fiction, Darwin’s Radio, that mirrors Einstein’s adage, suggesting … Continue reading “We are Spaceships” –Extraterrestrial Viruses May Have Influenced Origin and Evolution of Life