The TWiVers discuss the declining readability of scientific texts, and review the use of self-inactivating rabies virus for tracing neural circuits.
Guest: Brianne Barker
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Links for this episode
- Meet the Microbiologist
- TWiV 1: West Nile Virus
- Decreasing readability of scientific texts (eLife)
- Measure text readability
- Tracing neural circuits with self-inactivating rabies virus (Cell)
- Cre driver network (NIH)
- Monosynaptic tracing with rabies virus (Neuron)
- Letters read on TWiV 461
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