30,000 Year Old Virus from Siberia About to be Awakened

virus-ancientAfter unearthing a 30,000-year-old virus from the icy wasteland of Siberia, scientists plan to awaken it under the premise of ‘fear that a warming climate will awaken dangerous microscopic pathogens.

One might ask; however, what is the real reason that scientists want to unleash a super virus that has long slumbered?

Though scientists ‘plan to make sure the virus won’t cause damage to plants or animals’ of the modern age, French researchers announced the discovery of Mollivirus sibericum, the fourth type of pre-historic virus found since 2003.

In order to qualify as a ‘giant’ virus, as this is not just an inflated metaphor to describe the pathogen, it must be longer than half a micron, or .00002 of an inch. Found in northeast Russia, Mollivirus measured at .6 microns. read more

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