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Virtual Virus

Mar 15, 20061 min
Data CenterViruses

Red Herring article: “Researchers announced on Tuesday that they created a computer simulation of a virus, claiming to have built the first complete model of any entire life-form … [the model] elucidated the key physical properties of the viral particle as well as providing crucial information on its assembly.”


Mark Gibbs is an author, journalist, and man of mystery. His writing for Network World is widely considered to be vastly underpaid. For more than 30 years, Gibbs has consulted, lectured, and authored numerous articles and books about networking, information technology, and the social and political issues surrounding them. His complete bio can be found at

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