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Main Title A planet of viruses /
Author Zimmer, Carl, 1966-.
Publisher The University of Chicago Press,
Year Published 2011
OCLC Number 747820746
ISBN 9780226983356; 0226983358
Subjects Microbiology--Virology.
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EKBM  QR360 .Z65 2011 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 08/29/2011
Collation 109 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes blbliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
This book explores the hidden world of viruses -a world that each of us inhabits. Here Carl Zimmer, popular science writer and author of Discover magazine's award-winning blog The Loom, presents the latest research on how viruses hold sway over our lives and our biosphere, how viruses helped give rise to the first life-forms, how viruses are producing new diseases, how we can harness viruses for our own ends, and how viruses will ocntinue to control our fate for years to come.