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TWiP 58: People, parasites, and plowshares

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Guest: Cali Despommier

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BacterioFiles Micro Edition 88 - Bacteria Block Barnacle Binding

This episode: Biofilms help keep seaweed surfaces clear of barnacles!

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BacterioFiles Micro Edition 81 - Agrobacterium Antibodies Attack AIDS

This episode: Scientists find a way to possibly make an HIV vaccine using bacteria!

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TWiM #65: Leanness is transmissible

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Michele Swanson.

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TWiP 55: A ladybird's weapon

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

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Mundo de los Microbios - Episodio 97

Tapetes microbianos, y observatorios microbianos: la entrevista de hoy la hacemos a la Dra. Lilliam Casillas de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Campus de Humacao, quien nos ha... Read More

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 108 - Firing Phages to Fight faecalis

This episode: Gut bacteria use phages to beat their competition!

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BacterioFiles Micro Edition 98 - Modified Microbes Make Mosquito Midguts Murder Malaria

This episode: Scientists engineer mosquito gut bacteria to fight malaria!

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BacterioFiles Micro Edition 99 - Protecting Pathogen Proteins Produces Potential Preventives

This episode: Using a bacterial trick to protect pathogen proteins from radiation could help produce useful vaccines!

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TWiV 157 Letters

Robert writes:

The reason you can't do an ethical placebo test for vaccines is that it is considered unethical to withhold the current standard of care. {see the Helsinki Declaration} "Alternative medicine" promoters complain fairly frequently that testing of their fa... Read More

This Week in Microbiology #53 - Live in Manchester at the SGM 2013 Spring Conference #sgmman (video)

Vincent Racaniello and co-host Laura Piddock, Ph.D., with guests Paul Williams, Ph.D., Kalin Vetsigian, Ph.D., and David Harper, Ph.D. Read More

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 92 - Microbes Make Miniature Magnets

This episode: Bacterial enzymes are good for making nanomagnets for computers!

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BacterioFiles Micro Edition 91 - Forager-Feared Fungus Foiled

This episode: Ant-zombie fungal parasite is counter-parasitized by another fungus!

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BacterioFiles Micro Edition 96 - Mouse Microbes Match Mice

This episode: Each kind of animal needs its own specific microbes!

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TWiV 184: Reforming science

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and  Read More

Mundo de los Microbios - Episodio 95

La Dra. Zomary Flores Cruz completo sus estudios post-graduados en la Universidad de Wisconsin el 2008, y actualmente se encuentra cursando estudios post-doctorales en la Universidad de Georgia (EE... Read More

TWiV 158 Letters

Ricardo writes:

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TWiP 59: Apicomplexity

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson update... Read More

TWiM #69: Bacterial DNA in the human genome

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloElio SchaechterJo Handelsman and Read More

TWiP 70: Invasion of the swamp eels

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Read More

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