I am glad you had a chance to get a glimpse of the BSL4 world. You might remember that I have been trying for 1 1/2 years to get you to see the Galveston National Laboratory, a facility with an actual ACTIVE program and a number of... Read More
Vincent visits Melbourne, Australia and speaks with Melissa, Alex, Gilda, and Paul about their work on HIV infection of the central nervous system, West Nile virus, microbicides for HIV, and the Koala retrovirus.
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This episode: Tumor-targeting bacteria selectively activate anti-cancer drug!
Follow-up on TWiM #81:
Friends, please forgive brevity of pleasantry; sleep is overdue (internet Player FM re-podcast excellent soporific).
Fear presumptuous correction of trivia you already know, but, re: stress and arter... Read More
This episode: Algae-killing bacteria could help improve biofuel recovery processes!
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Tratamiento de aguas residuales para reuso: ¿una idea novedosa o una útil vieja idea? En este episodio entrevistamos a Matthew Verbyla, un Ingeniero Sanitario y estudiante doctoral en la Universidad del Sur de la Florida.
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I was fascinated by your conversation about government censorship of science (TWiM 24). To further criticize the government's move, I'd like to point out that the Soviet's bioweapons progra... Read More
Microbiology is poised to make significant inroads towards reducing dependence on crude oil and petroleum-based products.
This episode: Amoebae snag pathogenic bacteria in soil and carry them around as a portable snack!
La mayoría de la población se imagina que la Amazonía y otros bosques tropicales son los mayores productores de oxigeno en nuestro planeta; sin e... Read More
This episode: Discovering what is living in our navels!
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This episode: Scientists match up bacteria to produce extra fuel from plant waste!
Dear twiv/twip/twim hosts (not really sure where this mail belongs).
I recently started reading a lot more papers than what I'm used to (school related) and I actually find it quite difficult to use them.
Of course it doesn't help that E... Read More
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This episode: Figuring out which bacteria help fecal transplants work so well against C. difficile!