Viral and microbial interactions within living tissues are more complex than previously thought. Melinda Wenner explores whether a periodic table of the infectious could help sort out the mess.
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Melinda Wenner is a science writer based in New York City.
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Wenner, M. Virology: The battle within. Nature 451, 388–389 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1038/451388a