December 2012

TWiV 213: Not bad for a hobby

December 30, 2012

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler In their final episode of the year, the TWiV team reviews twelve cool virology stories from 2012. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 213 (88 MB .mp3, 122 min) Subscribe to TWiV (free): iTunes, RSS feed, email Twelve virology stories from 2012: H5N1 (TWiV 190, 182, 177, 173, 168) Polymorphisms […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Stuart Firestein Vincent and Stuart discuss why ignorance – all of what we don’t know, and even what we don’t know we don’t know – is the driving force of science. Download:  58 MB .mp3, 81 min Links for this episode: Transcript of this episode Ignorance: How it drives Science by Stuart Firestein […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVerers answer listener email about genetically modified chickens, a hendra vaccine for horses, online education, curing color blindness, Roosevelt and polio, Th cells, and much more. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 212 (78 MB .mp3, 108 min) Listen on your mobile device Subscribe to TWiV […]

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TWiV 211: Viruses r us

December 16, 2012

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV four discuss an mRNA-based influenza vaccine, and a phage tubulin that forms a filamentous array in the host cell that is needed for positioning viral DNA. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 211 (70 MB .mp3, 97 min) Listen on your mobile device with the Microbeworld […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The complete TWiV team reviews identification of the cell receptor for hepatitis B and D viruses, and the cell enzyme that cleaves the genome-linked protein from picornaviral RNA. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 210 (67 MB .mp3, 93 min) Listen on your mobile device with […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Kathy answer listener email about deformed wing virus, West Nile virus, FluMist, influenza in Canada, viruses and the tree of life, and more. Click arrow to play | Download TWiV 209 (81 MB .mp3, 113 min) Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes, by RSS […]

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