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I've always been fascinated by prions. A non living infection, that propagates by transmitting the misfolded protein state to properly folded proteins.

yes.. fascinating critters.

non-living, but does some of the Interesting that the living do.

when i was in highSchoo* --same was said of viruses

* i'm often amazed as the 'New' Science since my HS days, but then think, maybe just that my HS teaches were behind the curve
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