TWiM 74: It came from the Siberian permafrost

March 12, 2014

giant virusHosts: Vincent RacanielloElio Schaechter, and Michael Schmidt.

Vincent, Elio, and Michael discuss a huge 30,000 year old virus recovered from Siberia, and nested symbiosis facilitated by horizontal gene transfer from bacteria to insect.

Right click to download TWiM#74 (51 MB .mp3, 70 minutes).

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