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Vincent, Elio, and Michael reveal what Neanderthals ate from analysis of DNA in their teeth, and new CRISPR-Cas systems found in the genomes of uncultured microbes.
The esteemed TWiVumvirate reveal the discovery of a new negative stranded RNA virus of wasps that regulates longevity and sex ratio of its parasitoid host.
One of the conundrums facing TB research is the fact that Mtb grows incredibly slowly. Slow growth confounds both research and treatment since it can take days to weeks to grow a culture for study, a month or more to determine drug resistance properties of a patient sample, and months of antibio... Read More
Embryonated egg of Ascaris lumbricoides. (Larva is motile inside the shell when seen under microscope)
It is infective stage of Ascaris. On ingestion the cortication is dissolved by gastric acid and the larva inside the egg is released. Fertilized eggs freshly passed in stool are non infective.... Read More