VIRUSES. The conquerors of life. Microscopic agents that can transform the face of the earth into a remarkable dystopian version of itself and make upheaval and unpredictability daily realities. Where did they come from? Why do they exist?
Being one of the ‘final frontiers’ of modern science, many scientists regard the Holy Grail of scientific advances to be the elucidation of the concepts underlying consciousness. And yet, despite the ongoing efforts, reaching the final answer still seems like an inconceivable feat.