Thursday, August 7, 2008

Mamavirus and Sputnik

Awesome stuff about the new giant virus they found in a Paris water cooling tower, called "Mamavirus" since it's even bigger than Mimi. Don't go nuts Dave.

Also, more info on "Sputnik" the virus that was found inside of it - apparently it causes mamavirus to "get sick", making misformed capsids, etc. Read here. So cool!


Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Viruses that infect viruses

Hey guys, check this out - apparently there's some sort of super huge virus that was found to contain inside of it. Not just co-infection, or even a HepD type deal, but actually inside the virus. Really cool, I'd love to know more!