Friday, April 16

7 aspects of viruses that improve our lives


  • Maria Teresa Tejedor Junco
  • The Conversation*

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Viruses are everywhere and not all are bad.

What are viruses for? They certainly have a “bad name.”

But we must not analyze nature from an anthropocentric point of view.

Furthermore, on many occasions we do not have enough knowledge to assess the role played by certain elements (living or inanimate) in an ecosystem.

In general, when we think of microorganisms, the first thing that comes to mind are diseases.


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