Viruses are alive – and they’re the world’s oldest living creatures

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Scientists just classified viruses as living things after previously considering them to be nonliving bits and pieces of DNA and RNA. Not only that, new research shows that they predate even the earliest known cells, earning them a spot on the lowest roots of the tree of life. So, the next time you’re coughing and hacking from the flu, remember your body is housing descendants of the oldest living creatures on Earth – some of which are complete with immune systems of their own. Is your mind blown yet? Read the rest of Viruses are alive – and they’re the world’s oldest living creatures

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7 Inspiring product designs that will make you think twice about throwing anything away

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