29 Oct 2014

Ancient virus - Dr Arvind Varsani

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:07 pm on 29 October 2014

A team of international scientists has resurrected an ancient virus from a 700-year-old frozen Canadian caribou dropping. And they say it shows environmental changes like global warming, could mean ancient viruses could re-emerge. Dr Arvind Varsani is a molecular virologist from the University of Canterbury and he has been involved in the research.