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PartyJustin July 19th, 2013 5:27am

Scientists have discovered two viruses that are "twice as large as the previous record-holders and may represent a completely new life form". Does this make you...

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RyanOH Ohio
07/19/13 5:06 am

I heard, not saw in National Geographic, that a ridiculous amount of new viruses are created and destroyed near the equator everyday.

eLucidate writing
07/18/13 10:51 pm

Great, now my 150 dollar textbook is worthless!

Just kidding, that's pretty awesome.

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eLucidate writing
07/18/13 10:59 pm

Side note, have either of you two read about the cancer researcher @ Stanford who Made headlines this week?

susanr Colorado
07/18/13 11:11 pm

I haven't - what's up? I've actually been close to news-free this week; haven't even looked at my science newsletter things for at least that long.

susanr Colorado
07/18/13 11:12 pm

Wait, what just happened to your user name? That was sneaky! But I see what you did with your location.

eLucidate writing
07/18/13 11:15 pm

They are approved for human trails 2014 for something that eliminates the protein that prevents identification of C cells. I was just wondering if you have a perspective on it. Is it as exciting as it sounds?

eLucidate writing
07/18/13 11:16 pm

Yea no-one thought my last name was funny but me, and I think this one semi-conveys my research interests.

susanr Colorado
07/18/13 11:18 pm

I'll have to look into it; thanks for mentioning it.

I like the new name. Didn't dislike the old one, but I saw you being razzed about it.

PartyJustin R.O.C.K. in the R.O.C.
07/19/13 12:09 am

Those trials sound really cool, do you have a specific website you read about it on?

eLucidate writing
07/19/13 6:09 am

I have heard the NY post has credibility issues. Do you think this is reliable info?

PartyJustin R.O.C.K. in the R.O.C.
07/19/13 12:47 pm

I found the paper the article was referring to on Stanford's website, so we at least know that part's legit. m.pnas.org/content/110/27/11103.long?view=long&pmid=23690610

Maybe Susan can help translate that?