Jun 12, 2015 ... Created by George Rice, Montana State University "Viruses straddle the
definition of life. They lie somewhere between supra molecular ...
Sep 25, 2015 ... The diverse physical attributes, genome sizes and lifestyles of viruses make them
difficult to classify. A new study uses protein folds as ...
Aug 8, 2008 ... Although viruses challenge our concept of what "living" means, they are vital
members of the web of life.
Sep 28, 2015 ... But one thing that scientists have struggled to agree on is whether or not viruses
are alive. After all, they can't survive or replicate without a host ...
The first step in answering these questions comes down to – are viruses alive or
dead? How do we determine whether something is alive? Let's compare viruses
Sep 25, 2015 ... Viruses have just joined the tree of life in a dramatic way -- they even predate
Sep 25, 2015 ... CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new analysis supports the hypothesis that viruses are
living entities that share a long evolutionary history with cells, ...
The question of whether viruses are living or not always provokes lively
discussion. On TWiV 59 we decided to take an informal poll of our listeners on
Mar 6, 2013 ... Are viruses life forms or not? Scientists have been fighting about it for years, and
Anthony has more on the latest wrinkle in this seemingly ...
Indicate whether or not you think that viruses are alive in the traditional sense.
Learn how others feel about viruses being alive.