TWiV 268: Transmission is inevitable

January 19, 2014

knit icosahedronHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Ashlee Bennett

Vincent, Alan, Kathy, and Ashlee discuss fomites in physicians offices, plant virus factories involved in aphid transmission, and clues from the bat genome about flight and immunity.

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3 comments on “TWiV 268: Transmission is inevitable

  1. Juan Raygoza Jan 19, 2014

    I think kathy at the end might’ve been referring to latex beamer which is the latex way for doing good slides.

  2. joe jackson Apr 15, 2014

    I have several pairs of the those cheap dark brown cotton gloves which I wear in winter because you can wear a new washed pair every few days – forget those fashionable leather gloves which collect germs.

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