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.'"
"Now this is a totally brain damaged algorithm. Gag me with a smurfette."
-- P. Buhr, Computer Science 354