If you have read How Cells Work, you know how both bacteria cells and the cells in your body work. A cell is a stand-alone living entity able to eat, grow and reproduce. Viruses are nothing like that. If you could look at a virus, you would see that a virus is a tiny particle. Virus particles are about one-millionth of an inch (17 to 300 nanometers) long. How Viruses Work"
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What is a Virus? By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD Viruses are tiny organisms that may lead to mild to severe illnesses in humans, animals and plants. This may include flu or a cold to something more life threatening like HIV/AIDS. How big are viruses? The virus particles are 100 times smaller than a single bacteria cell. The bacterial cell alone is more than 10 times smaller than a human cell and a human cell is 10 times smaller than the diameter of a single human hair.
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By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 15:36 GMT, 28 November 2011 Scientist responsible is bracing himself for a media stormJust five tweaks to H5N1 makes it more contagiousContagious version of bird flu could cause pandemicScientists divided over whether findings can be released A group of scientists is pushing to publish research about how they created a man-made flu virus that could potentially wipe out civilisation. The deadly virus is a genetically tweaked version of the H5N1 bird flu strain, but is far more infectious and could pass easily between millions of people at a time. The research has caused a storm of controversy and divided scientists, with some saying it should never have been carried out. Most deadly virus
Go to the C15 Model on this site | VIROLOGY highlight blog: The common cold in 3D Movies (see You Tube entries below if any) (+): Images used as slide screen saver during the Positive Strand RNA virus 2010 in Atlanta. Images were created from PDB coordinates from Viperdb. Most of these series of images were created with molecular graphics software Qutemol, VMD or Chimera. Virusworld : HPV
Common Cold Photo &Remedy http://www.alternative-healthzine.com/html/1000_2.html - The Common Sage can have white, greenish-grey or purplish-red leaves. Often, Sage products and preparations refer to, or contain 'Red Sage'. This is not a different species, it is still Common Sage, but the plants with purplish-red leaves have been used. According to medical herbalists, the red leaf sage is the preferred medicinal variety. The genus name 'Salvia' is derived from the Latin 'Salvare', to be saved, an ancient reference to Sage's curative abilities. The following saying from the Middle Ages also suggests the importance of Sage's healing properties: