TWiV 8: HIV resistance, Google flu, measles in Gibraltar, viral batteries

November 14, 2008

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dick converse about warfare preventing immunization of 120,000 children in Afghanistan, bone marrow transplant curing AIDS patient, Google tracking flu, measles outbreak in Gibraltar, using viruses to make batteries, and small mosquitoes and Dengue.

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  • Article on using viruses to make batteries (PubMed: Virus-enabled synthesis and assembly of nanowires for lithium ion battery electrodes).

Science podcast pick of the week: NY Times Science Times (iTunes link).

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8 comments on “TWiV 8: HIV resistance, Google flu, measles in Gibraltar, viral batteries

  1. Favourite Science PodCasts

    Astronomy Cast
    Brains Matter
    Dr Karl and The Naked Scientist
    The Naked Scientists
    Micropod Online: Podcast
    NeuroPod
    Point Of Inquiry
    Science Talk: The Podcast of Scientific American
    Science Weekly
    Skepticality
    The Skeptic's Guide to the Universe
    TWiV: This Week In Virology (Obviously)

    • profvrr Nov 17, 2008

      Thanks for your list! I'll have to check them all out. Who knows, one might make our podcast of the week.

  2. Two more.

    MicrobeWorld Radio
    MicrobeWorld Video

    Both on iTunes.

  3. I wish to wish all pregnant women of good mood, easy pregnancy and natural sorts! Good luck also are happy! Give birth easily and independently! Let not doctors give birth for you, and you! Also adjust itself on chest feeding of the kid! Read the necessary information! Be, lovely pregnant mums and expecting posterities of the daddy, are healthy and wise!

  4. I wish to wish all pregnant women of good mood, easy pregnancy and natural sorts! Good luck also are happy! Give birth easily and independently! Let not doctors give birth for you, and you! Also adjust itself on chest feeding of the kid! Read the necessary information! Be, lovely pregnant mums and expecting posterities of the daddy, are healthy and wise!

  5. tunie Jan 27, 2013

    A lot in a little spot, as a lot in a little shot…

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