Scientists Find Virus With Unrecognizable Genes

in #ftin3 years ago

Topic: More/Genetics

Title: Scientists Find Virus With Unrecognizable Genes

What: Jônatas Abrahão, a virologist at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, together with other scientists, has discovered a virus with genes never encountered before.
Why/How: They were looking for giant viruses in man-made lakes at the time of the finding.
More ...: Such is not uncommon in wastewater and respiratory systems, according to Elodie Ghedin of New York University.

Methodology: Online research and use of a tumbled pyramid in the online article

Sources:

• https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/02/scientists-discover-virus-no-recognizable-genes

Wordcount: 200-300

Qualification statement: Probable effect of human activity on the environment...

Time: 24 hours

Budget: 250TECH