A Planet of Viruses
Publish date: 2011-09-15
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Pages no: 122
Edition language: English
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The striking cover caught my eye from the New shelf, but I was going to resist because this is the summer of reading what I already have. And then Veronica saw it, and handed it to me, pointing out that this was a book for me.So I went home and gobbled it up like Pringles. Nom. Zimmer gives straight...
This is a pretty good book to get an overview of what viruses are and the very important role they play in the world. While many viruses are bad and need to be fought, there are many others that are benign, and in some cases needed for life in the world to survive. And then, there are all those viru...