Giant virus resurrected from 30,000-year-old ice

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In what seems like a plot straight out of a low-budget science-fiction film, scientists have revived a giant virus that was buried in Siberian ice for 30,000 years — and it is still infectious. Its targets, fortunately, are amoebae, but the researchers suggest that as Earth's ice melts, this could trigger the return of other ancient viruses, with potential risks for human health.

http://www.nature.com/news/giant-virus-resurrected-from-30-000-year-old-ice-1.14801
 
I am happy to stop by here.

as the glaciers melt large quanties of methane is being released.....

soon everyone will realize global warming is real
 
It is very true about the methane release. And there is some work being done to see if any of it can be harvested for use as fuel, and lessening the impact on the ozone layer.
 
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