TWiV 342: Public epitope #1

June 21, 2015

virusesHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson DespommierAlan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

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3 comments on “TWiV 342: Public epitope #1

  1. Chris Jun 22, 2015

    This podcast had a few mentions of Archaea, but neglected to credit them for the color of the “non-GMO salt.” There are actual prehistoric DNA in that salt:

    From Seattle, where I will tell you that it is cold, dark, cloudy and drippy even when it is not. We want to move to a smaller house and even those are horribly expensive because too many people are moving into my neighborhood. 😉