TWiV 437: Kathy’s new spindle virus

April 16, 2017

plaque assaysHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVsters reveal new giant viruses that argue against a fourth domain of life, and discovery of viruses in the oceanic basement.

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4 comments on “TWiV 437: Kathy’s new spindle virus

  1. Johnye Ballenger Apr 16, 2017

    Good afternoon.

    Oh my! Double synchronicity, almost like a double rainbow.

    Just as I am writing this note to you, Kathy is reading Judy from UPitt TWiV 437 letter and Judy’s comment, “…what a great addition to the episode- a summary of an in depth paper and talking points in case you missed anything…” That is exactly what I was wishing for, an after the discussion summary and highlights.

    Will you? Please, please, please.

    Thanking you in advance, Professors most esteemed and benevolent.

    Johnye
    A lovey 28+ 1 C or 82+2 F in Boston and environs.

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