The TWiM team considers the increasing tolerance of Enterococcus to handwash alcohols, and how the study of DNA in ancient dung reveals the diet and parasite burden of extinct New Zealand birds.
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- Hand sanitizer alert (Emerg Inf Dis)
- Bacteria becoming hand sanitizer tolerant (NPR)
- Increasing tolerance of Enterococcus to handwash alcohols (Sci Transl Med)
- Coprolites and the Moa (PNAS)
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Music used on TWiM is composed and performed by Ronald Jenkees and used with permission.
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