Vincent, Elio, and Michael reveal what Neanderthals ate from analysis of DNA in their teeth, and new CRISPR-Cas systems found in the genomes of uncultured microbes.
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Links for this episode
- Ancient DNA in Neanderthal teeth (Nature)
- New CRISPRs from metagenomics (Nature)
- CRISPR/cas explained (Wikipedia)
- ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators
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- Letters read on TWiM 148
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