samzenpus from the hoist-with-its-own-petard dept.
SpaceAdmiral writes "Scientists have discovered a virus that can infect another virus. The fact that viruses can essentially get sick may change the debate over whether they are alive or not. Check out Nature for a slightly more technical article about the 'virophage.'"
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-- Looney Tunes, Ali Baba Bunny (1957, Chuck Jones)