TWiV 257: Caveat mTOR

November 3, 2013

mTOR pathwayHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan DoveRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiV team consider how the kinase mTOR modulates the antibody response to provide broad protection against influenza virus, and explore the problems with scientific research.

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3 comments on “TWiV 257: Caveat mTOR

  1. Shane Poppleton Nov 3, 2013

    Wow, this was a great episode… going to have to give it a second listen after going back and re-listening to “TWiV #161: Concerto in B”

  2. Juan Raygoza Jan 1, 2014

    I agree with Dickson, he actually made a very good point, is that these people in the economist are referring to claims such as : “we found the cure of cancer”, or people that falsify things in transplantation of organs, that is because if someone tries to make a inordinate statement, people are going to get to validate and find the truth. It is also because most news of retraction are in these fields.