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Michael Specter on retroviruses

November 26th, 2007

Episode 19 of 447 episodes

Michael Specter talks about ancient, deadly viruses that are being brought back from extinction, what these retroviruses can teach biologists about how humans evolved, and how they may hold the key to conquering AIDS and other diseases.

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