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  1. The virus behind the horror legends

    Zombies, vampires, werewolves – they dominate current pop culture but the legends are a staple in folklore across the globe, so where do they come from? …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2014/10/26/the-virus-behind-the-horror-legends

  2. Could we ever be immortal?

      Why do we age? Many of the signs of aging – greying hair, skin losing elasticity – are due to cells dying or dividing less. …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2014/10/12/could-we-ever-be-immortal

  3. The mastermind of the gut is… a virus?

    You probably have it, 75% of people do, it’s one of the most common viruses ever discovered in humans and although it’s likely been a resident …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2014/08/22/the-mastermind-of-the-gut-is-a-virus