Viruses, from the horse’s mouth
We finally explain what viruses are, with a side trip to the battle against diphtheria, and heroic horses.
Check out our latest attempt at Episode One.
Here are a couple of articles about diphtheria, and the fight against this childhood killer.
Here’s an article about the tobacco mosaic virus, and how it helped us discover what viruses are.
And here’s a bit about how Wendell Stanley crystalized a virus, to help us understand the little suckers.