TWiV 381: Add viruses and Zimmer

March 20, 2016

Carl ZimmerHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Carl Zimmer

Carl Zimmer joins the TWiV team to talk about his career in science writing, the real meaning of copy-paste, science publishing, the value of Twitter, preprint servers, his thoughts on science outreach, and much more.

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This episode is sponsored by ASV 2016 and ASM Agar Art Contest 5:20, 1:45:55

Timestamps by Jennifer. Thanks!

Weekly Science Picks 1:47:15

Carl – Surprising benefit of viral DNA
Alan – Global ship traffic
Dickson – Music with 2000 marbles
Vincent – The whiteboard revolution
Kathy – How to interpret UK and American advisors
Rich – Carina Storrs, science writer

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