Here's my summary of ASM2015, an exciting weekend full of science.
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Prof. Szybalski might have been referring to a truck with a wood gas generator
Apparently they are still in use north of the b... Read More
Matt Daugherty writes:
I just listened to the latest TWiM. Thanks for covering our horizontal gene transfer paper! It was great to hear you all talk about it and give your thoughts.
With regards to the selective pressure for retention of the Dae’s in genomes o... Read More
The TWiV gang reviews ten fascinating, compelling, and riveting virology stories from 2014.
I spent a week and a half learning metagenomic analysis in Michigan from some awfully smart and pleasant people. Learn more at the link! Read More
The TWiV team consults an epidemiologist to forecast the future scope of the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa.
Host: Vincent Racaniello
Guests: Ben Fensterheim, Megan Freeman, Bobak Parang, and Meredith Rogers
Vincent... Read More
Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel review how Viagra might be used to block transmission of Plasmodium falciparum, and introduce a new case study.
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In memory of Eugéne Penard (1855-1954) we have created a website to show the variety and beauty of amoeboid organisms in light- and electron-microscopic images. Read More
A leukemia-like cancer is killing soft-shell clams along the east coast of North America. The cancer is transmitted between animals in the ocean, and appears to have originated in a single clam as recently as 40 years ago. Read More
The late computer scientist Randy Pausch wrote many inspirational things about life and academia during his struggle with pancreatic cancer. As we approach 2015, his words are helpful to me, and perhaps to others. About life, about academia, about helping others...and making our dreams come tr... Read More
This episode: Cable bacteria and algae set up electric grid in sediments!
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On his second trip to Brazil, Vincent joins Eurico to speak with four young virologists, Gustavo, Cintia, Tatiana, and Suellen, about their work and their prospects for careers in science.
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Hey Vincent, Elio, Michele and Michael!
I'm a first year microbiology graduate student at UC Berkeley and an avid listener of twim. Elio's snippet from the most recent podcast reminded me of a personal anecdote that might be useful to share with... Read More