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The Jelly Roll of Life

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We know that life on earth is incredibly diverse. It can survive deep in the trenches of the ocean and in the frozen permafrost of the arctic. Surely we have much to learn from the study of life, but we also have much to learn about the virus. Even though they are not considered living things, there is no known species that does not play host to some virus. This is an incredible feat considering the variety of life on earth. How is it possible that such a small, seemingly simple thing does not merely tolerate diverse environments, but also thrives in them?

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