TWiM 205: Asgards meet the Tardigrades

September 20, 2019

The tetracoccal TWiM team visits Tardigrades on the Moon, and the twelve year quest to isolate an archaeon that provides insights into the emergence of the first eukaryotic cell.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Elio Schaechter, Michele Swanson and Michael Schmidt

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2 comments on “TWiM 205: Asgards meet the Tardigrades

  1. Mark O Martin Sep 22, 2019

    Always happy to hear about tardigrades, and delighted to hear about them from TWiM!

    The “tardigrades on the moon” issue has been fun. I was interviewed on the topic here:

    https://www.livescience.com/moon-tardigrades-future.html?fbclid=IwAR14n5f0C7N-pgtF50M2cggFmtjVsNlB7UXcklfPhZMH5zQ7XEYYU9YqVSY

  2. Awesome- informative with a bit of humor mixed in! I’m currently learning about microbes and your guys’ podcast was recommended by the professor. Differently will check out your other podcasts. Thanks for creating them and making them available to everyone!

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