This episode: Bacterial ghosts could make good vaccines for different things!
(9.8 MB, 10.7 minutes)
This episode: A conversation with Cat Adams about how fungi help plants clean up toxic zinc nanoparticles in soil!
(14.6 MB, 16 minutes)
This episode: Fungi can act like sticky nets to help harvest algae for biofuels!
(8.3 MB, 9 minutes)
Vincent and Elio marvel in the finding that a phage tail-like struc... Read More
I'm sorry, I may have missed something, but the mechanism behind an effective vaccine is still unclear to me, since infection with F. tularensis does not confer protection. How would a vaccine work?
Katy Bosio replies:
In... Read More
The microbiome of hibernating bears, and zebrafish as a model for bacterial sepsis feature in this animal-centric episode of TWiM hosted by Vincent, Michael, and Michele.
Image: Bright-field (top) and fluorescent (bottom) images of zebrafish embryos infected with E. coli strain F11. E... Read More
The TWiP trifecta solves the case of the Woman from Bolivia with Belly Pain, and discuss a method for population modification of malaria mosquitoes using a Cas9-mediated driver gene.
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Nuevas guías de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental (USEPA) para las aguas recreacionales: éste es el tópico que discutiremos hoy con Grace Robiou, quien ha trabajado durante los últimos años buscando nuevos indicadores de riesgo que protejan mejor a los bañistas.
Aunque en el mu... Read More
Nishal Govindji-Bhatt, Post-doctoral Research Associate at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, and Curtis Dobson, PhD, University of Manchester, discuss how to best avoid eye infection caused by poor contact lens case cleaning.
La Microbiología en España, la metagenómica y patógenos emergentes, son tres temas a ser discutidos hoy en La Radio el Mundo de los Microbios. Este episodio es una grabación hecha durante la Conferencia General de la Sociedad Americana para la Microbiología en Nueva Orleans, Louisiana e... Read More
This episode: A conversation with Audiommunity hosts about a rabbit virus that may help treat cancer while preventing the treatment from killing the patient!
(39.2 MB, 42.9 minutes)
Here's my summary of ASM2015, an exciting weekend full of science.
(11.5 MB, 12.5 minutes)
This episode: Engineered phages can both kill bacteria and disrupt their communications!
(14.8 MB, 16.2 minutes)
This episode: Cable bacteria and algae set up electric grid in sediments!
(6 MB, 6.5 minutes)
What happens to us after we die? A decomposing corpse becomes its own mini-ecosystem, hosting insects, scavengers and multitudes of microbes. Microbes from the environment, the corpse, as well as the insects and scavengers are blended together and work to recycle tissues back to t... Read More
This episode: Bacterial spores can survive atmospheric entry on an artificial meteorite!
(10.7 MB, 11.25 minutes)