El podcast del Microbio Nº173 deals with the recent Science paper by Jon Lyall et al. about the creation of transgenic chi... Read More
Here is another great article, closing out "Fungi Week" on Elio Schaechter and Merry Youle's Small Things Considered blog.
"Huge amounts of money and effort are going into making automotive fuels using biological processes, but a fully satisfactory answer is not yet at hand. Well, fungi may c... Read More
Here's my summary of ASM2015, an exciting weekend full of science.
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Vincent and Glenn meet up with Ann and talk about her long and productive career in virology, from biochemistry to bacteriophage lambda to retroviruses.
In this audio in spanish language from "El podcast del microbio" I made a resume of the article "Direct Extraction of Photosynthetic Electrons from Single Algal Cells by Nanoprobing System" published in "Nano Letters"
En este episodio de "El podcast del microbio" hacemos un resumen del artíc... Read More
Vincent, Alan, Rich and Kathy discuss how interleukin 10 modulation of Th17 helper cells contributes to alphavirus pathogenesis.
Although many archaea have tough outer cell walls, these walls contain different kinds of amino acids and sugars than those found in bacteria. Archaeal cell membranes also are chemically distinct from bacterial membranes with differing lipid structures and chemical links. This means that drug... Read More
New recommendation encourages physicians to prescribe _antibacterials_ instead of antibiotics for bacterial infections. This recommendation is based on compelling evidence that the word "antibiotic" confuses almost everyone, including some doctors. The confusion leads to strong patient demands... Read More
A rare educational Disney animated short film from 1951 with a character called Common Sense who warns about the dangers of the common cold. Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº199 conmemorates the 50th aniversary of Yuri Gagarin spaceflight by describing some "microbial si... Read More
Vincent visits the University of Georgia where he speaks with Zhen Fu and Biao He about their work on rabies virus and paramyxoviruses.
The Twivsters discuss how reverse transcriptase encoded in the human genome might produce DNA copies of RNA viruses in infected cells.
El podcast del Microbio Nº 222 and 223 summarize two articles published in Medical Mycology about the finding of the ecolog... Read More
Microbiology World is a bi-monthly e-magazine, which publish articles based on Microbiology and related fields of Life Sciences. Microbiology World has been established in 2013 and has been supported by several organizations.
I, editor in chief of this magazine, would be glad... 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
Tracey McDole, a PhD student in the lab of Dr. Forest Rohwer, San Diego State University, has authored a post on Small Things Considered that looks at recent research published in PNAS that questions the physical limits to cell behavior.
"The word marginal means to be at the outer or lower l... Read More
Some archaea look like little rods or tiny balls, and some even get around like bacteria, using long hair- or whip-like appendages called flagella that stick out of their cell walls and act like a microscopic outboard motor to get them where they are going.... Read More
Los ciclos de vida de los hongos son bastante complejas, con algunos que tienen fases sexuales, otros asexuales, y otros, ambas; y para complicar las cosas, las fases pueden llevar nombres... Read More
The TWiV gang answers follow-up questions about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, then discuss treatment of disseminated multiple myeloma with oncolytic measles virus.