This episode: Scientists figure out how to improve retroviral targeting in the genome, to make gene therapy safer!
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This episode: Some bacterial DNA sequence seems to integrate into human cells, especially in cancerous tissue!
This episode: New giant virus discovered, with a genome larger than that of some eukaryotes!
This episode: Slime mold cells carry bacteria with them, some for food and some for chemical warfare!
This episode: Fungi herd and raise bacteria for slaughter!
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This episode: Pathogen's CRISPR-Cas system (for defense against viruses) can be modified to change gene expression in mammals!
National Institute of BioMedical Genomics (NIBMG), an autonomous Institute by the Government of India, located around 50 Kms away from Kolkata, a metropolitan city of India. This institute is known to be the only Institute in India devoted with the researches on “Biomedical Genomics”. Dr. Partha... Read More
This episode: Circadian rhythms in bacteria are amazingly simple, and now scientists have figured out how to modify their effects to help produce useful chemicals!
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Matt updates the TWiV team on MERS-coronavirus, and joins in a discussion of whether we should further regulate research on potentially pandemic pathogens.
Vincent and Dickson review a novel malaria vaccine candidate comprising a parasite protein involved in egress from red blood cells.
This episode: Nitrogen-fixing bacteria could provide nitrogen to algae in biotech processes!
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