Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit
Vincent and Rich answer listener questions on viruses and gluten allergy, RNA silencing, influenza virus, herpes simplex virus, HIV/AIDS, chronic fatigue syndrome, manicure salons, and the koala tea of Marseilles.
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Links for this episode:
- Virus infections and gluten intolerance on TWiS (thanks Jesper!)
- Viral small RNAs in PLoS Pathogens (thanks Jason!)
- Canadian Summit Awards (thanks Jim!)
- Experimenting with phage at home (thanks Richard!)
- CRISPR discovered by a dairy company (thanks Joel!)
- Expedition to New Guinea to sample bird viruses – movie and blog entry (thanks Henrik!)
- Preventing herpes with arginine and lysine – pdf (thanks Anthony!)
- Chronic fatigue donors face rejection (thanks James!)
- The Koala tea of Marseilles is not strained (thanks Stephen!)
- The other Larson virus cartoon (jpg)
- Letters read on TWiV 81
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