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.'"
"Don't tell me I'm burning the candle at both ends -- tell me where to
get more wax!!"