Ancient origins of viruses discovered …many of the viruses infecting us today have ancient evolutionary histories that date back to the first vertebrates and perhaps the first animals in existence. Viruses do not have evolutionary histories. They adapt to hosts by stealing the quantized energy that is required for fixation of RNA-mediated amino acid substitutions in organized genomes. For example, a report of fixation of one amino acid substitution in the influenza B virus, forced denuclearizaton in North Korea. God-less…