This episode: Fungi herd and raise bacteria for slaughter!
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This episode: Our brain might be home to helpful bacteria!
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This episode: With guest host Susan Gardner! We discuss nitrogen-fixing plant-friendly bacteria that help plants grow in copper-contaminated soil, helping to clean it up!
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Your most recent TWIV in Nebraska made me want to add a few verses to that old kids’ song…
“There’s a virus in the alga in the paramecium on the speck on the flea on the wart on the frog on the bump on the log in the hole in th... Read More
In case this didn’t make the news in the city, I thought you might be interested in this report of Hantavirus in the Adirondacks. It looks like a wooden lean-to was the “scene of the crime” again!
Trematodes are commonly referred to as flukes. This term can be traced back to the Saxon name f... Read More
Vincent and Dickson discuss how infection of mice with helminths induces cytokines that reactivate a latent gamma-herpesvirus.
Here is a transcript of TWiM episode #47, "Resistance on the surface". Thanks to Raphael Fernandez and Steve Stokowski for transcription.
The transcript is also available as a pdf file - click here to download.
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This episode: The largest virus so far has been discovered in ancient Siberian permafrost!
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Los anfibios que actúan como indicadores del estatus del ecosistema; éste es el tema que será discutido en el episodio de hoy con nuestra invitada, la Dra. Read More
This episode: Some bacteria in the guts of healthy volunteers are able to break down gluten!
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Uno de los patógenos más importantes en América Latina y seguramente el mundo entero, el rotavirus, es discutido en este episodio de La Radio El Mundo de los Microbios. La Prof. Delfina Urbina, con una larga trayectoria en diferentes áreas de la Microbiología nos visita hoy. Fué Profesora Tit... 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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