This episode: Tumor-targeting bacteria selectively activate anti-cancer drug!
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
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
This episode: Amoebae snag pathogenic bacteria in soil and carry them around as a portable snack!
This episode: Scientists match up bacteria to produce extra fuel from plant waste!
This episode: Discovering what is living in our navels!
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Microbiology is poised to make significant inroads towards reducing dependence on crude oil and petroleum-based products.
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
A new post on Small Things Considered by S. Marvin Friedman, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biological Sciences at Hunter College of CUNY in New York City, discuses a recent paper in Nature, "A draft genome of Yersinia pestis from victims of the Black Death," that suggests comparisons o... Read More
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I've been listening to your TWiM podcast now for a few weeks as I am a student at SDSU taking a microbial genetics class with stanley maloy. It be be ... Read More
This episode: Figuring out which bacteria help fecal transplants work so well against C. difficile!