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Author Zimmer, Carl, 1966-

Title A planet of viruses / Carl Zimmer

Publ Info Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  QR360 .Z65 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  QR360 .Z65 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  QR360 .Z65 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI CML Kits/Media  QR360 .Z65 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  QR360 .Z65 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 109 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-101) and index
Contents Introduction: "A contagious living fluid": tobacco mosaic virus -- Old companions: The uncommon cold: rhinovirus; Looking down from the stars: influenza virus; Rabbits with horns: human papillomavirus -- Everywhere, in all things: The enemy of our enemy: bacteriophages; The infected ocean: marine phages; Our inner parasites: endogenous retroviruses -- The viral future: The young scourge: human immunodeficiency virus; Becoming an American: West Nile virus; Predicting the next plague: severe acute respiratory syndrome; The long goodbye: smallpox -- Epilogue: The alien in the watercooler: mimivirus
LC subject Viruses
ISBN 9780226983356 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226983358 (cloth : alk. paper)