This episode: Fungi herd and raise bacteria for slaughter!
(13.2 MB, 14.4 minutes)
Vincent and Dickson discuss how malaria parasites induce odors in their rodent hosts that attract mosquitoes.
This episode: Fungi living in grasses make toxic compounds to defend against herbivores, but some animals can overcome this defense with their saliva!
(5.4 MB, 5.9 minutes)
Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel solve their fishy tale, and present a new case study for your consumption.
Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel review how Viagra might be used to block transmission of Plasmodium falciparum, and introduce a new case study.
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This episode: Swarming predatory bacteria may be communicating through tubes!
This episode: Ambient temperature seems to affect how much insect bacteria can interfere with transmission of malaria!
(7.85 MB, 8.5 minutes)
This episode: Pathogen's CRISPR-Cas system (for defense against viruses) can be modified to change gene expression in mammals!
This episode: Defective phages in bacterial genomes can still have burdensome effects! Why do the bacteria keep them around?
(10.4 MB, 11.3 minutes)
This episode: Gut bacteria seem to be important for different kinds of anti-cancer chemotherapy treatments!
(9.4 MB, 10.25 minutes)
Uno de los patógenos más importantes en América Latina y seguramente el mundo entero, el rotavirus, es discutido en este episodio de La Radio El Mundo de los Microbios. La Prof. Delfina Urbina, con una larga trayectoria en diferentes áreas de la Microbiología nos visita hoy. Fué Profesora Tit... Read More
This episode: Nitrogen-fixing bacteria could provide nitrogen to algae in biotech processes!
(7.4 MB, 8 minutes)
Vincent and Dickson discuss the spread of P. knowlesi in Malaysia, and how Leishmania parasites protect the sandfly gut from bacterial infection.
National Institute of BioMedical Genomics (NIBMG), an autonomous Institute by the Government of India, located around 50 Kms away from Kolkata, a metropolitan city of India. This institute is known to be the only Institute in India devoted with the researches on “Biomedical Genomics”. Dr. Partha... Read More
Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel solve last week's case study, present a new one, and reveal how secreted proteins from a helminth prevent diabetes in mice.
This episode: Some bacteria in the guts of healthy volunteers are able to break down gluten!
(9.7 MB, 10.5 minutes)
Creating and maintaining a clean, sustainable water supply means delivering drinking water and collecting wastewater while dealing with pathogenic microorganisms ... Read More
Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel review new insight into antigenic variation in trypanosomes, reveal the difficult solution to the last case study, and present another mystery for your solving.
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This episode: Gut microbe communities can help regulate the immune response to pathogens!
(9.5 MB, 10.3 minutes)