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Where we’re going, we’ll need roads. But before long-term settlers arrive on Mars or the moon, one engineer is working under a NASA grant to make sure that the proper infrastructure is already in place.
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Where we’re going, we’ll need roads. But before long-term settlers arrive on Mars or the moon, one engineer is working under a NASA grant to make sure that the proper infrastructure is already in place.

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As if the flu weren’t terrifying enough, French researchers have discovered the largest viruses to date. A pair of giant viruses discovered in underwater sediment samples measure 1,000 times bigger than the common flu virus.
Jean-Michel Claverie, who coauthored the paper that announced this discovery, told NPR the pandoviruses could have “emerged from a new ancestral cellular type that no longer exists—possibly from Mars.

As if the flu weren’t terrifying enough, French researchers have discovered the largest viruses to date. A pair of giant viruses discovered in underwater sediment samples measure 1,000 times bigger than the common flu virus.

Jean-Michel Claverie, who coauthored the paper that announced this discovery, told NPR the pandoviruses could have “emerged from a new ancestral cellular type that no longer exists—possibly from Mars.