genome of a virus


a: genome of a virus ~
b: a trail of breadcrumbs


"Microbes accumulate DNA mutations through time, so the genome of a virus or other pathogen is like a trail of breadcrumbs that can lead researchers back to the source of infection."

Writer: Randy Shore, Vancouver Sun
Date: Feb 2 2015 10:29 AM

Green Venn Diagram

METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.