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TWiM #75: Pellicles on pickle jars

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloElio SchaechterMichael Schmidt and Read More

BacterioFiles Special Edition - ASM2013 General Meeting Day 1

I went to the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, in Denver, Colorado, and I wanted to share some of the fascinating science that I experienced. So here's my summary of the first day!


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TWiP 68: Sex and the single trypanosome



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello Dickson Despommier, and Read More

TWiM #73: Eyeing root nodule development

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BacterioFiles Special Edition - ASM2013 General Meeting Day 2

Here's my summary of the second day of ASM2013, an exciting day full of science.




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BacterioFiles Micro Edition 126 - Tamed Trespasser Tramples Tumors

This episode: A harmless pathogen strain combined with radioactivity can fight pancreatic cancer!




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Pathogenic plant virus jumps to honeybees

A viral pathogen that typically infects plants has been found in honeybees and could help explain their decline. Researchers working in the U.S. and Beijing, China report their findings in mBio, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

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BacterioFiles Micro Edition 123 - Proteobacteria Protonate Poison

This episode: Soil microbe has a good enzyme for degrading cyanide pollution!




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TWiP 63: Plasmodium of the apes



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier


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TWiP 67: They find each other delightful

 


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier


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Six Reasons Why Bacteria Are Good for You

These days we are constantly bombarded by commercial messages urging us to fight germs and rid ourselves of bacteria. But in the right places and amounts, bacteria are actually very valuable to our health and wellness. Under normal circumstances, friendly bacteria found in our digestive system l... Read More

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

MWV Episode 78 / This Week in Microbiology 64: URI and UTI at ICAAC in Denver

A recorded version of a live streaming video episode of This Week in Microbiology (TWiM), a podcast about unseen life on Earth, with Vincent Racaniello, a Higgins Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immu... Read More

TWiP 66: A nitrile warhead for Chagas disease



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier


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MWV Episode 76 - Jeffrey Almond - Vaccine Development

Dr. Jeffrey Almond began his career as an academic virologist studying influenza. Eventually Jeffrey started his own lab and began studying picornaviruses working on an oral polio vaccine strain.


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BacterioFiles Micro Edition 124 - Chlamydomonas Constructs Coming Coal

This episode: Green algae's hydrogen production is analyzed and improved!




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MWV Episode 73 - Shutting Down the Government: Yellow Fever and Anthrax

How can something too small to be seen with the naked eye be powerful enough to bring down something like the U.S. Government? It turns out that microbes, mostly invisible, have the extraordinary capacity to affect our lives – through outbreaks of disease and the spread of fear. Twice in hist... Read More

Mundo de los Microbios - Episodio 103



Los anfibios que actúan como indicadores del estatus del ecosistema; éste es el tema que será discutido en el episodio de hoy con nuestra invitada, la Dra. Read More

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 159 - Drastic Diet Develops Different Dwellers

This episode: Gut microbe communities can change rapidly to accommodate major diet changes!


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