Changing View on Viruses – Not So Small After All – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/18/science/changing-view-on-viruses-not-so-small-after-all.html

French researchers are now reporting the discovery of the biggest virus yet. The pandoravirus, as they’ve dubbed it, is 1,000 times bigger than the flu virus by volume and has nearly 200 times as many genes — 2,556 all told.

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