A one-page primer on the H1N1 flu and what you can do to protect yourself and your family. Read More
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Has anyone volunteered to do transcripts for TWIP? I love this show, and I'd love to be able to contribute in some way. Forgive me if transcripts already exist and I'm just not finding them on the website. If no one is already... Read More
El podcast del microbio Nº 361 summarize the article writen by Marks LR, Reddinger RM and Hakansson AP and published in mBio about the high levels of genetic recombination in Streptococcus pneumoniae ... Read More
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An outbreak of ten cases of poliomyelitis caused by circulating vaccine-derivied poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) is ongoing in Pakistan, centered in the Kila Abdulla/Pishin area of Baluchistan. The same virus strain has spread to the neighboring Kandahar province in Afghanistan, where two paralytic c... 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
When I began listening to TWIV almost a year ago, I had just switched majors from philosophy to biology. I am now writing to you good people at TWIM at the end of my first undergraduate summer research gig, where I have had qui... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº205 summarize the recent finding by Kroiss et al. of the antibiotic production by symbiotic Strep... Read More
Bacteria can elaborate complex patterns of development that are dictated by temporally ordered patterns of gene expression, typically under the control of a master regulatory pathway. For some processes, such as biofilm development, regulators that initiate the process have been identified but s... 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
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
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
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This episode: Nitrogen-fixing bacteria could provide nitrogen to algae in biotech processes!
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El podcast del microbio Nº 234 is about the ecological importance of Horizontal Gene Transfer between bacteria as described by S... Read More
This episode: Gut bacteria seem to be important for different kinds of anti-cancer chemotherapy treatments!
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El podcast del Microbio Nº185 deals with the discussions inside WHO about the fate of the last vials with smallpox virus. E... Read More