This episode: Bacteria that swarm around in groups carry other bacteria with them that can be helpful for degrading toxins!
(14.2 MB, 15.5 minutes)
Fr... Read More
This episode: Bacterial toxins could be modified to deliver life-saving proteins into neurons!
(11.1 MB, 12.1 minutes)
According to the American Academy of Periodontology, about half of American adults have periodontal disease, which affects gum tissues and the bones supporting the teeth. Apparently, the prevalence of periodontal disease increases with age, with the highest prevalence for those that smoke, thos... Read More
This episode: In mice and fruit flies, Lactobacillus species induce gut cells to protect themselves from reactive oxygen compounds!
(8.2 MB, 8.9 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
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Long time listener, first time email.
I am surprised that no one got the diarrhea case, although I would have been wrong as well, so many familiar parasites!
This episode: Viruses can cause host cells to inhibit other viruses!
(8 MB, 8.75 minutes)
Vincent and Elio marvel in the finding that a phage tail-like struc... Read More
What would life be like in a world without microbes? No infectious diseases, no moldy food, no bad breath. Sounds great, right? Find out in the latest installment of the American Society for Microbiology's public outreach video series called BioFilms.
Written and Produced by Erika Shu... Read More
This episode: Bacteria around rice roots help protect plants from arsenic toxicity!
(10.1 MB, 11 minutes)
This episode: Engineering bacteria to convert cellulose directly into useful biofuels and chemicals can be tricky!
(13.9 MB, 15.2 minutes)
The TWiP trifecta solves the case of the Woman from Bolivia with Belly Pain, and discuss a method for population modification of malaria mosquitoes using a Cas9-mediated driver gene.
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This episode: Gut bacteria seem to help ants with very restrictive diets flourish more!
(10.6 MB, 11.5 minutes)
The microbiome of hibernating bears, and zebrafish as a model for bacterial sepsis feature in this animal-centric episode of TWiM hosted by Vincent, Michael, and Michele.
Image: Bright-field (top) and fluorescent (bottom) images of zebrafish embryos infected with E. coli strain F11. E... Read More