This episode: Engineering bacteria to convert cellulose directly into useful biofuels and chemicals can be tricky!
(13.9 MB, 15.2 minutes)
This episode: Microbes in the human gut seem to prevent/inhibit cholera!
(10.5 MB, 11.5 minutes)
What do you get when you kiss a Petri dish? Bacteria and yeast colonies that grow into a pretty collage composed of different colors and morphologies. This is an LB agar plate incubated at room temperature for several days. Read More
This episode: Bacteria living in plants could help plants clean up cancer-causing pollutants!
(6.9 MB, 7.5 minutes)
"Two types of bacteria found in the soil have enabled scientists to get the dirt on how resistance to antibiotics develops along with a separate survival strategy.The study identifies an atypical antibiotic molecule and the way in which the resistance to that molecule arises, including the ident... Read More
Nuevas guías de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental (USEPA) para las aguas recreacionales: éste es el tópico que discutiremos hoy con Grace Robiou, quien ha trabajado durante los últimos años buscando nuevos indicadores de riesgo que protejan mejor a los bañistas.
Aunque en el mu... Read More
This episode: Bacteria around rice roots help protect plants from arsenic toxicity!
(10.1 MB, 11 minutes)
Previous research has shown that the overuse of antibiotics has a hand in promoting an antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria and now a new study published in the journal mBio has found that an antibiotic common to soaps and hand sanitizers actually promotes the growth of Staphylococcus aureus ... Read More
This episode: Programming bacteria to sense and keep genomic records of environmental inputs!
(15.9 MB, 17.4 minutes)
This episode: Gut bacteria seem to help ants with very restrictive diets flourish more!
(10.6 MB, 11.5 minutes)
Dear Vincent and Dickson,
I just returned from the annual meeting of the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) where I enjoyed many fantastic lectures and caught more Cutthroat Trout fly fishing the upper Snake River during one ev... Read More
Nervous in San Diego writes:
Dear Professors of TWiM,
This episode: Bacterial ghosts could make good vaccines for different things!
(9.8 MB, 10.7 minutes)
La Microbiología en España, la metagenómica y patógenos emergentes, son tres temas a ser discutidos hoy en La Radio el Mundo de los Microbios. Este episodio es una grabación hecha durante la Conferencia General de la Sociedad Americana para la Microbiología en Nueva Orleans, Louisiana e... Read More
Vincent and Rich discuss fruit fly viruses, one year without polio in Nigeria, and a permissive Mar... Read More
This episode: Fungi can act like sticky nets to help harvest algae for biofuels!
(8.3 MB, 9 minutes)
1540s, a medical word for "excess of body fluid," from Late Latin plethora, from Greek plethore "fullness," from plethein "be full" (see pleio-). Figurative meaning "too-muchness, overfullness in any respect" i... Read More
In this conversation, not only we shall make a brief discussion about the real origin of HIV, but also we discuss about several drugs, which are already available in markets, and can completely 'heal' people from HIV after 28 days of consumption. The cooperator with the Central Intelligence Agen... Read More