Ekaterina Solovieva via Getty Images
December is the month when I experience the most stress to live up to everyone's expectations. Be a good Mom. Be an amazing business owner. Be at every event. Continue to grow your empire. Don't forget anything. Be yourself...but better...tenfold.
In the microbial world, gift wrapping -- better known as cellular packaging -- is also considered to be an art. All germs perform some aspects of packaging but the masters are without a doubt the viruses. Viruses are unique from all other germs in that they don't start to thrive until they have entered a host cell.
Halloween happened a mere 24 hours ago and already people are tearing down the faux spider webs and chucking their beautifully carved pumpkins to make way for mistletoe, sparkly snowflakes and the may...