Genial Germs

April 1961
New Yorker;4/8/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p46
The article focuses on the contention of microbiologist, Doctor René Dubos, that viruses are often benevolent and beneficial to the infected host. His lecture on the similarities between man and microbes is excerpted. The benefits of viruses to plants were also discussed by Dubos. Other properties of microbes and viruses are considered.


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