This episode: Multiple different fungi kill insects and give their nutrients to plant partners!
(8.3 MB, 9 minutes)
This episode: Gut bacteria seem to be important for different kinds of anti-cancer chemotherapy treatments!
(9.4 MB, 10.25 minutes)
This episode: More distantly related bacteria can help each other grow (and produce lots of hydrogen) by temporarily fusing with each other!
(12.7 MB, 13.9 minutes)
Aunque el género Mycobacterium es asociado a infecciones tales como la lepra y la tuberculosis, hay un gran número de especies que son por lo general no patogénicos o patógenos oportunistas. En el episodio de hoy tenemos al Dr. Ricardo Santos del Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa, Portugal... Read More
This episode: Virus helps to modify mice such that certain colors of light can cause or prevent pain!
(10 MB, 10.8 minutes)
This episode: Gut microbe communities can help regulate the immune response to pathogens!
(9.5 MB, 10.3 minutes)
This episode: Remnants of viral infection left behind in squirrels' genome may protect them from incoming viruses!
(9.3 MB, 10.1 minutes)
The TWiPanosomes solve the case about the Young Woman who Went to Belize, and relate how sandfly saliva skews the immune response and increases risk of cutaneous leishmaniasis.
Hosts: Read More
This episode: Bacteria with engineered circuits can detect and keep a record of stuff in their environment, like in the gut!
(14.6 MB, 15.9 minutes)
Another potentially significant answer in the long-running mystery behind colony collapse disorder (CCD) may have just emerged: Researchers have found a virus that typically infects plants has been systemically infecting honeybees in the United States and China.
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This episode: Learning things about people's identity and movements from microbial communities on their phones and shoes!
(5.4 MB, 5.8 minutes)
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello
Special guest: Rob Knight
Vincent meets up with Rob Knight to talk about the technology that has... Read More
This episode: Ahmed Gomaa and I discuss how to keep some microbes and get rid of others using bacteria's own immune system!
(15.1 MB, 16.5 minutes)
This episode: Some phages can fight back against bacterial defenses with recently discovered genes!
(8.3 MB, 9 minutes)