Rachel Tompa and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists she works with answer the burning question of all Seattleites: What’s in all that Canadian Goose crap on our sidewalks? The answer is a previously unknown virus, @Rachel_Tompa explains. She also tells of new viral sequences from spiders, salmon, and moths—all banked by diligent Fred Hutch genomic researchers.
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