TWiV 116: Cocaine, colonies, and chickens

January 16, 2011

hive and feeding bottlesHosts: Vincent RacanielloAlan Dove, and Rich Condit

Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Rich review an adenovirus-based vaccine strategy against drug addiction, a field trial of RNAi to prevent Israeli acute paralysis virus infection in honeybees, and suppression of avian influenza transmission in transgenic chickens.

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Dickson – Brian Deer’s investigation of Andrew Wakefield
Rich –
Photographic periodic table of the elements
Alan – Year of the bat (site one and site two)
Vincent – EteRNA (NY Times article)

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