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TWiV 181 Letters

Spencer writes:


I would like to propose the book:


Netter's Infectious Diseases, 1e as a lis... Read More

TWiV 148: Retreating into Harvard virology



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Read More

TWiP 16 Letters

Tom writes:


Dear Mr. Racaniello and Dick,


Thanks for TWIV and TWIP as both are great shows. Such a give and take of history, information and humor. Stumbled across TWIP several weeks ago and gave it a try. My only disappointment was there were not many podc... Read More

Legal opinion: H5N1 research and the limits of government regulation of science

John D. Kraemer, JD, MPH, assistant professor of health systems administration at Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies, and Lawrence O. Gostin, the Linda D. and Timothy J. O’Neill Professor of Global Health Law and faculty director of the O'Neill Institute for National and Gl... Read More

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 48 - Microbes Motivate Mycelial Manuevers

This episode: Bacteria and predacious fungi work together to trap nematodes!




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TWiP 38 Letters

Carlos writes:


Dear Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier


I am an avid listener of TWIP since its start, have been following TWIV for at least two years and, surprise, also follow TWIM.


My field is Computer Science, but I crave for... Read More

TWiV 129 Letters

Bryce writes:


I enjoyed your discussion of the Molecular Therapy paper in this week’s TWiV. My lab (and others) have worked on using virus particles as scaffolds to increase the immunogenicity of various targets for quite some time. One thing that wanted to point out ... Read More

TWiV 132: Virology 911



Hosts: Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Read More

TWiV 163: What Rous wrought



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier Read More

TWiV 173: Going to bat for flu research



Hosts: Vincent RacanielloAlan Dove Read More

Personal protective equipment and influenza

The Institute of Medicine has been asked to make recommendations about how to protect healthcare workers against swine-origin H1N1 influenza. They have been hearing presentations concerning the effectiveness of facemasks in preventing respiratory infections. Read More

TWiV 170: From variolous effluvia to VLPs



Hosts: Alan DoveRich Condit, and Dickson Despommier<... Read More

WHO decides to keep smallpox stocks....for now

The World Health Organization has decided not to recommend destruction of the remaining stocks of smallpox virus. This debate has been ongoing since 1980, when the disease was declared eradicated. WHO has indicated that no new experiments on smallpox virus will be permitted, only conclusion of o... Read More

TWiV 143: Live at ASV in Minneapolis



 


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Con... Read More

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 23 - Dry Dry Desert Dwellers

This episode: Bacteria grow on quartz stones in the driest hot place on Earth!




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Gigantic New SuperOrganism with 'Social Intelligence' is Devouring the Titanic

"In 2000, Roy Cullimore, a microbial ecologist and Charles Pellegrino, scientist and author of Ghosts of the Titanic discovered that the Titanic --which sank in the Atlantic Ocean 97 years ago -- was being devoured by a monster microbial industrial complex of extremophiles as alien we might expe... Read More

TWiP 17 Letters

Bjorn writes:

Hi Vincent and Dickson,


I want to correct a statement you made in the trypanosomes episode. Apolipoprotein L-I in human blood kills only the subspecies Trypanosoma brucei brucei, whereas the East African subspecies Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense and the... Read More

TWiV 139: Honey, I shrunk the virus



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Read More

TWiV 134 Letters

Kristopher writes:


Dear TWIV,


As a developmental biologist and post-doc, I greatly enjoy your show which gives me both information and distraction from pipetting small volumes from one tube to another in the lab. Recently, my lab enjoyment was cut short by a w... Read More

TWiV 135 Letters

Michael writes:


I had previously wondered why the technology discussed on episode “Barking Up the Ri... Read More

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