The TWiVniks explain how the three-dimensional structure of the giant Cafeteria roenbergensis virus suggests a new mode of assembly, and the apparent elimination of dengue fever in an Australian city by release of mosquitoes harboring Wolbachia.
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Links for this episode
- Support Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference 2:43
- New DRC Ebola strains distinct (Outbreak News) 14:02
- Immunizations for new DRC Ebola outbreak (The Scientist) 15:25
- Structure of Cafeteria roenbergensis virus (Sci Rep) 17:45
- Chuan (River) Xiao laboratory 18:19
- CroV movies 38:42
- Scaled deployment of Wolbachia (Gates Open Res) 43:18
- In the wake of Wakefield (BBC) 1:13:09
- Letters read on TWiV 506 3:25, 42:49
- Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!
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Edmund – STEM talk
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