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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||A planet of viruses /|
|Author||Zimmer, Carl, 1966-.|
|Publisher||The University of Chicago Press,|
|Collation||109 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.|
Includes blbliographical references and index.
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.