El podcast del Microbio 167 is dedicated to the invention of composed microscope. El Podcast del Microbio Nº 167 está dedic... Read More
What is a vaccine, and why do we need them? How do vaccines work, and how were they developed? In this lesson, students gauge their previous knowledge about vaccines. They then explore the history and biology of vaccines and create educational posters on the nature of vaccines and public opinion... Read More
Vincent and Dickson review the life cycle and pathogenesis of the world's most unusual parasite, Strongyloides stercoralis.
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El podcast del Microbio 166 is dedicated to the Earth Microbiome Project. El Podcast del Microbio Nº 166 está dedicado a re... Read More
This is a debut that I hope will grow into a larger and more useful database: Any contributions are welcome. Read More
Multiple viruses have been linked to ME/CFS suggesting that multiple pathogens cause the same disease or several diseases with core signs and symptoms. Or if you are on Team XMRV /MuLV - a retrovirus could be the mastermind. No matter how you slice it in science, questions beget theories which... Read More
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I'm currently working as a technician in the biochemistry and molecular biophysics department at Columbia, having just received my BA from here in the Spring. First of all, I'd like to join the chorus of praises ... Read More
This episode: Bacteria as fertilizer!
El podcast del Microbio Nº 164 and 165 are dedicated to the history of the development of the Lotka-Volterra model. El podc... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº 162 is dedicated to the article by Heijtz et al. on the role of gut microbiota in brain developm... Read More
Dean Dawson, Associate Member of the Cell Cycle and Cancer Biology Research Program at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, has authored a post on Small Things Considered which explores Candida's chromosomal instability and unorthodox reproduction process.
"Who hasn't heard of Candida? I... Read More
This is guest blog post i wrote for Biocareers website (for life sciences industry). Its intention is to highlight how people can combine interest in microbiology with growing field of bioinformatics. Comments welcome. Read More
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I am a science journalist based in India and have, over time, become addicted to TWiV. I enjoy the jokes and puns that come along, making TWiV a nice way to to broaden my knowledge and keep up to date. (Oh - and I also faithfully... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº 161 resumes the recent article by Ermolaeva et al. about the use of "cold plasma" to kill bacter... Read More
Anna Skalka of Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pa., discusses research into the ages of various virus families with Jeffrey Fox of Microbe magazine Read More
El Podcast del Microbio" Nº 160 is dedicated to the discovery of the virus that infects the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans... Read More
This episode: Artificial proteins actually function in bacteria!