With all the news about deadly viruses grabbing headlines today, a fan wants to know if there are any good viruses. Guest Dr. Ian Lipkin, Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia, tells Neil deGrasse Tyson and Eugene Mirman about the cutting edge engineering of viruses as delivery vehicles to introduce genes to combat Alzheimer’s disease, Diabetes and Parkinson’s disease, as well as using viruses in nanotechnology.
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