TWiV 434: Live long and pupate

March 26, 2017

Pteromalus puparumHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

The esteemed TWiVumvirate reveal the discovery of a new negative stranded RNA virus of wasps that regulates longevity and sex ratio of its parasitoid host.

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4 comments on “TWiV 434: Live long and pupate

  1. Dave Andersen Apr 1, 2017

    Just a quick note. If you haven’t seen it yet, there is a pretty cool looking transcript generation service in development over here: http://www.signl.fm/hello/

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