This episode: Some lichens can degrade environmental prions!
In the Nº 100 of the "El podcast del microbio" I deal with Helicobacter pylori and its relationship in the origin of some tumors En el programa Nº 100 de "El podcast del microbio" se habla de la bacteria Helicobacter pylori y su relación como posible agente causal de diversos cánceres.
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Mycologist Paul Stamets lists 6 ways that the mycelium fungus can help save the world. Read More
The authors analyze the influenza outbreak in Mexico, and make an early assessment of transmissibility and severity. Read More
Many archaeans thrive in conditions that would kill other creatures: boiling water, super-salty pools, sulfur-spewing volcanic vents, acidic water and deep in Antarctic ice. These types of archaea are often labeled "extremophiles," meaning creatures that love extreme conditions.
Dear Vincent and gang,
A couple of times you've mentioned pro-biotic bacteria foods. As an ignorant layman, I wonder i... Read More
The CDC just released a Guillain-Barré syndrome fact sheet and addresses how they will be closely monitoring the safety of the 2009 H1N1 vaccine in relation to this illness. In 2003 The Institute of Medicine (IOM) conducted a thorough scientific review and concluded that people who received the ... Read More
This episode: Bacterial antivirus system could treat chronic herpes virus infections!
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A brief video history of Robert Koch, one of the founding fathers of Bacteriology and Microbiology who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his contributions and discoveries on Tuberculosis.
This episode: Discovering how butterflies' bacteria change from caterpillar to adult!
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Fall is on the horizon, bringing with it freshly-sharpened pencils, vibrantly-colored leaves, and of course - the annual influenza season. In this video you will learn about the microbiology of this fascinating virus and why vaccination not only protects ourselves but higher-risk individuals all... Read More
For or Against the "Too Clean Theory?": An Infection Control Debate
I’m not sure that any one person is completely for or against the Too Clean Theory. The intention of this article is to bridge the gap between the wide spectrum of opinions by showing how responsibility and moderation ultima... Read More
This episode: BacterioFiles teams up with The Plant Pathology Podcast to talk about how microbes living in plants sometimes team up with the plants, sometimes with plant pathogens!
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This episode: Attacking HIV using a related virus!
To my favourite scientists,
I am a high school student from Serbia and microbiology is my passion; I plan on going to university and studying it. I wanted to tell you both how much I enjoy the TWIP podcast! I especially enjoyed the one about tapeworms.... Read More