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Biologists Surprised to Find Parochial Bacterial Viruses


March 7, 2008

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Biologists examining ecosystems similar to those that existed on Earth more than 3 billion years ago, have made a surprising discovery: Viruses that infect bacteria are sometimes parochial and unrelated to their counterparts in other regions of the globe. The finding appears in the journal Nature. Full Story

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