Dumb question

yoel and adaia shiboleth shibolet at mishkei.org.il
Wed Jun 2 23:37:37 EST 1999



Laim wrote:

> Hi,
> I was reading Virus X by Frank Ryan,
> and noticed that viruses are little buggers to detect, so i was
> wondering, that if U passed a suspect liquid thru the smallest filter
> then looked at the filtered liquid.could you quickly detect a virus by
> any of the below methods?
>
> 1.Are viruses electronically charged?
> 2.Can a quick optical search be done for G A C or T (maybe with a tag
> molecule)?
> 3. If you drop a virus into a vat of GACT, when it duplicates, or
> whatever it does, will it produce an electric current that can be
> measured?
> 4) do they have a resonance frequency
>
> Cheers
> Liam





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