Originally qualified as a doctor, Frank Ryan is now one of the pioneers of the role of viruses in evolution. He was recently made Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at the University of Sheffiled, with the express purpose of developing his evolutionary concepts and helping to translate evolutionary science into medicine. He is the author of four general books, including a New York Times Non-Fiction Book of the Year (Tuberculosis: The Greatest Story Never Told).
'Viruses aren't always harmful ... Frank Ryan uses some
beautiful examples to illustrate this idea. Worth reading.'