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TWiM #66: The shape of a container

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Hosts: Vincent RacanielloElio Schaechter Read More

MWV Episode 81 - Sheldon Campbell - The Singing Microbiologist

Sheldon Campbell sings about microbiology. Dr. Campbell teaches microbiology at Yale School of Medicine and he uses music to enhance his lectures. He has one song for every block of lectures he gives on a major topic.


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TWiM #74: It came from the Siberian permafrost

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloElio Schaechter, and Michael Schmidt


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TWiM #70: A paroxysmal cough

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloElio SchaechterMichael Schmidt and Read More

TWiP 64: Three new ways to prevent malaria



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier


Vincent and Dickson review... Read More

BacterioFiles 176 - Bacteria Bust Biodiesel Builders

This episode: Algae-killing bacteria could help improve biofuel recovery processes!


(11 MB, 12 minutes)


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Slime mold Arcyria denudata

Arcyria called Cotton Candy Slime. A Myxomycetes 1 mm tall. Read More

Mundo de los Microbios - Episodio 105 - Greetchen Diaz



Greetchen Diaz es una joven investigadora en el area de los virus del papilloma humano (HPV) que son los responsables de las verrugas, pero también aparecen como una de las causas más com... Read More

CDC Anthrax Blunder: Numbers Could Climb Higher

More than 80 people may have been exposed to airborne anthrax bacteria in an embarrassing mishap at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and the numbers may go even higher, officials said Friday.

“Right now we have an excess of 80 individuals,” CDC deputy director Dr. Il... Read More

TWiP 62: More bats out of hell



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier


Vincent and Dickson discus... Read More

TWiM #73: Eyeing root nodule development

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael Schmidt and Michele Swanson Read More

TWiP 66: A nitrile warhead for Chagas disease



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier


Vincent and Dickson discu... Read More

TWiM #75: Pellicles on pickle jars

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloElio SchaechterMichael Schmidt and Read More

TWiP 67: They find each other delightful

 


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier


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TWiP 65: The real world wide web



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier


Vincent and Dickson consi... Read More

TWiP 72: Wormholes

Vincent and Dickson discuss five ways that helminths manipulate host tissues to survive.


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier


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MWV Episode 79 – The Microbiology of Beer

The master ingredient in beer is yeast -- a microbe -- and every step in the brewing process helps the yeast do its job better. Watch this live streamed video from the American Society of Microbiology to learn more about how microbes are selected, grown, and manipulated in modern breweries to... Read More

TWiP 70 letters


Robin writes:


Cysticercosis.


While it is true that Taenia saginata tends to be benign as helminthic infestations go in humans, the same cannot be said for Taenia solium.


In both cases, ingestion of (encysted) larvae leads to enteric infestation wi... Read More

TWiP 69: Malaria rising



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Read More

TWiV 280: Post viral



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier Read More

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