Vincent and Dickson continue their discussion of trematodes, or flukes, which have a snail as a reservoir host.
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This episode: Microbes grow under hypergravity!
A team at MIT has been able to use a genetically engineered virus to help build carbon nanotubes, microscopic cylinders that are integral in constructing high-efficiency solar cells. These nanotubes had proven difficult to construct due to their small size, and traditional techniques were doing ... Read More
Although I'm sure there's a good reason to disqualify this possibility, why can't HCV be a human specific pathogen that transferred over to dogs? You don't specifically mention this possibility, so I'm ge... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº 224 is a "season finale" special. It will be back in october. Thanks!. El podcast del Microbio ... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº 222 and 223 summarize two articles published in Medical Mycology about the finding of the ecolog... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº 221 summarize the PLoS ONE paper by Krupovic and Forterre on the presence of microviridae provir... Read More
New infectious diseases emerge with worrisome frequency. Some accompany natural events such as changes in climate, while others surface with human help. Of great importance among the latter are the infections caused by Clostridium difficile (casually called C. diff). The prevalence of these infe... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº220 summarize the post on Geobacter bacteria wrote by Suzzane Winter and published in Moselio Sch... Read More
What are the implications of the new gag sequences the WPI has been publishing for the debate about XMRV? As of May 21:
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This episode: Helpful gut bacteria communicate with the immune system!
El podcast del Microbio Nº219 summarize the recent advances and other aspects in the fight against AIDS disease. El podcast... Read More
The June 2001 issue of Microbe magazine is now online, including the feature article
Bat White-Nose Syndrome in North America
by David S. Blehert, Jeffrey M. Lorch, Anne E. Ballmann, Paul M. Cryan, and Carol U. Meteyer
Since 2007, infections by a previously unrecognized, perhaps imported... Read More