Eons

Where Did Viruses Come From?

Season 1 Episode 45 | 7m 29s

There are fossils of viruses, of sorts, preserved in the DNA of the hosts that they’ve infected. Including you. This molecular fossil trail can help us understand where viruses came from, how they evolved and it can even help us tackle the biggest question of all: Are viruses alive?

Aired: 06/27/18

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Problems Playing Video?