TWiV 490: Shave ice and giant viruses

April 22, 2018

TetraselmisFrom the TWiV team, human cowpox infection possibly acquired from a pet cat, and a new giant mimivirus of green algae with genes encoding enzymes of fermentation.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

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Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees.

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