To whom it may concern,
I am currently a 1st year student of Biology in the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. During my studies we have talked alot about viruses. One thing which troubles me is the question, are viruses alive? In my opinion they are, i feel that many biologists will not accept that they are as the whole definition of LIFE would have to be changed, however the definition of life has changed many times over the past few centuries, why can't it again? I would really like to hear your opinion on this!
Jason Mc Dermott