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Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth - The Book

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A New Age (Part 10 of 10)

Explore the future of microbes and how they can improve the quality of life on Earth through genetic engineering, bioremediation and electronics.


















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Resistance Fighters (Part 9 of 10)

As antibiotics lose their ability to control infectious diseases, scientists are busy looking for new, more effective drugs from the soil of a park in Vancouver to the radioactive environment of Chernobyl.


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Life in a Contaminated World (Part 8 of 10)

In underdeveloped countries, poor conditions increase the risk of disease and scarce medical resources make harder to treat disease properly. Witness how a strain of Hanta virus in Argentina evolves to pass between humans without an intermediate host.


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A Friendly Enemy (Part 7 of 10)

A look at the common food pathogen called Salmonella and how it spreads. And the hunt for the cause of English Sweating Sickness that once ravaged the English countryside in the 15th and 16th centuries.


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Dangerous Friends and Friendly Enemies (Part 6 of 10)

Dr. Stuart Levy and Dr. Fred Koster track a mystery killer from a Navajo community in New Mexico with help from Dr. C.J. Peters with the Centers for Disease Control.


















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Oceans of Microbes (Part 5 of 10)

Dr. Steven Giovannoni finds microbes in the most unusual places in the ocean and attempts to grow a mystery microbe in the lab.


















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The View from the Forest (Part 4 of 10)

Dr. Dan Janzen and Dr. Ignacio Chapela catalog both the larger and microbial life forms inside a single ecosystem in Costa Rica, finding that neither plants, animals, nor microbes would be able to exist without the others.


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Who We Are (Part 3 of 10)

Dr. Karen Nelson and Dr. Craig Venter map the genome of Thermatoga, the microbes Dr. Karl Stetter discovered in Episode 1 of this podcast, and find convincing evidence that Thermatoga's origins are very close to the beginning of life on Earth.


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Solving the Puzzle (Part 2 of 10)

A new understanding of life on Earth has forced us to redraw the tree of life. Dr. Carl Woese and Norman Pace describe the process and challenges of categorizing microbial life.


















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The Quest (Part 1 of 10)

Join Dr. Karl Stetter on a mission to find the closest living relative of the first life on Earth as he discovers a strain of bacteria he names "Thermatoga."


















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MTS14 - Moselio Schaechter - Successful Science Blogging and Hunting Mushrooms



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Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth

Microbes on Primetime


In November 1999, millions of television viewers tuned in to the national PBS broadcast premiere of Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth, the first ever prime-time program to ... Read More

Unseen Life on Earth: A Telecourse

The microbial world leaps off the textbook page and onto the screen with a comprehensive microbiology video series and telecourse.


Unseen Life on Earth: An Introduction to Microbiology gives microbiology educators a unique opportunity to dynamically teach complex topics and enhance st... Read More

MTS13 - Joel Sussman - Proteopedia.org and Intrinsically Unstructured Proteins



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MTS12 - Nancy Keller - Aspergillus and the Fungal Toxin Problem



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MTS11 - Daniel Lew - The Yeast Cell Cycle



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MTS10 - Anthony Maurelli - Black Holes and Antivirulence Genes



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MTS009 - Stanley Falkow - 21st Century Microbe Hunter



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