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
Filipa Godoy-Vitorino es natural de Cartaxo, Portugal y obtuvo su Licenciatura en Biologia en el 2002 por la Universidade de O’Porto. Filipa fué becada por el programa de la Union Europa “Erasmus” hacien... Read More
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
This episode: Tumor-targeting bacteria selectively activate anti-cancer drug!
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!
Microbiology is poised to make significant inroads towards reducing dependence on crude oil and petroleum-based products.
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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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
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
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