Daniel: I was fascinated by your answer to the case from TWIP 91 - the life cycle of the southeast Asian worm (I won't even try to spell it.) Re early symptom coughing & wheezing: if the ED did a chest X-ray out of concern about the lungs, would the... Read More
This episode: Sampling microbial populations in sewage from cities could reveal differences in the human populations, such as prevalence of obesity!
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This episode: Cold-loving bacteria can repair surprising amounts of DNA damage even sub-zero temperatures!
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Bacteria isolated from the Siberian arctic permafrost are exposed to a lot of radiation over thousands of years, but somehow they are able to repair... Read More
This episode: A protein from gut bacteria has been tentatively linked with a human protein related to eating disorders!
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This episode: Bacteria can connect to each other with tiny tubes to exchange nutrients!
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This episode: Carbon monoxide-eating bacteria get modified to produce more useful products!
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This episode: Bacterial nanowires are made of the cells' outer membranes!
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For fours years I have taught a virology course at Columbia University and have posted videos of each lecture on my website, virology.ws, and at iTunes University. Nearly 100,000 individuals have subscribed to my virology course at iTunes University. Now Columbia has signed an agreement with Cou... Read More
This episode: Bacteria engineered to produce liquid fuel can eat carbon dioxide and hydrogen from solar-powered water-splitting!
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This episode: Dr. Angela Zivkovic discusses the microbes present in our food!
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This episode: Discovering how butterflies' bacteria change from caterpillar to adult!
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This episode: Bacteria isolated from bats' skin inhibits the growth of bat-killing fungus!
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This episode: BacterioFiles teams up with The Plant Pathology Podcast to talk about how microbes living in plants sometimes team up with the plants, sometimes with plant pathogens!
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This episode: Bacterial antivirus system could treat chronic herpes virus infections!
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This episode: Truffle's microbiome helps produce its attractive aromas!
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