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TWiV 55: Mice lie, monkeys exaggerate

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Hosts: Vincent RacanielloDick DespommierAlan Dove, Jason Rodriguez, and Rich Condit

The largest TWiV panel ever assembled takes on XMRV and chronic fatigue syndrome, 2009 chemistry Nobel prizes for ribosome structure, finding new poxvirus vaccine candidates, a brouhaha over leaked Canadian data on flu susceptibility, and transmission of H1N1 influenza to a pet ferret.

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