El podcast del Microbio Nº 349 summarize the article by Bardina et al published in Applied and environmental microbiology on the use of phages for reducing Salmonella colonization in poultry. El podcas... Read More
Elio Schaechter of Small Things Considered defines the term "ontology" and why its destined to become part of every biologist’s vocabulary. Read More
Having an intimate relationship with photosynthetic microbes is a widespread strategy adopted by numerous unicellular and multicellular organisms. Some eschew a committed relationship, and simply nab the plastids, sequestering them inside vacuoles where they continue to photosynthesize for a whi... Read More
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"Rattling around inside my head for some time has been the reported discovery that there are bacteria that live within other bacteria. To me, this is an honest-to-goodness gee-whiz piece of microbial lore. Made me wonder why the story had... Read More
Women in South Africa who are victims of domestic violence are more likely to become infected with HIV compared to women who do not experience such behavior, according to a study published June 16, 2010 in The Lancet'‘s Online First.
Nearly one in seven new HIV infections could be prevented i... Read More
I’m a bit behind in my Twiv listening, but I’d like to comment on something you said in Twiv 47. You have reminded us several times in the past that “viruses are not alive” and you embellished on this during Twiv 47 by saying that if they are not alive, they can’... Read More
Dear Vince and Alan,
Being a seasoned virologist and a science writer, I was hoping you could discuss the interface between basic science, public health, the media and the general public...
While I was listening to you d... Read More
A one-page primer on the H1N1 flu and what you can do to protect yourself and your family. Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº214 summarize the recent work on Ophiocordyceps unilateralis, a fungus that parasitize ants, taki... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº 335 and 336 is dedicated to the description of deat-cell pathways in Escherichia coli bacteria. El podcast del Microbio Nº 335 y 336 están dedicados a la descripción de las r... Read More
El Podcast del Microbio" Nº 157 : First part of the story of ex-doctor A. Wakefield, the new "Harry Lime", responsible of t... Read More
El Podcast del Microbio" Nº 149 is based in the Nature Physics article by W Roos y G.J.L Wuite. El Podcast del Microbio Nº ... Read More
In resource-limited countries, a lack of training, proper reagents, supplies, and equipment has impacted their laboratories' ability to identify key pathogenic bacteria and detection of antimicrobial resistance. This has led to an environment of syndromic diagnosis by clinicians who have little ... Read More
El podcast del microbio Nº 239 summarize the hypothesis published in "Astrobiology" about the possible role of pumice in the em... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº 286 summarize the article by Henn et al published in PLoS: Pathogens about the impact of early minor ... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº205 summarize the recent finding by Kroiss et al. of the antibiotic production by symbiotic Strep... Read More