Viruses go green

Visualization of M13 virus (orange strand to the right) using the surface proteins (purple strands) to grab the carbon nanotubes and put them in order. Image credit: Matt Klug, Biomolecular Materials Group, MIT. This article was written for extra credit by a student in my recently concluded virology course. by Ian Blubaugh A team at MIT …

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TWiV 98: Murine musings, electric shirts, and rabid pathologists

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit On episode 98 of the podcast This Week in Virology, Vincent, Alan, and Rich review the finding of murine leukemia virus-related sequences in the blood of CFS patients and healthy donors, laboratory inventories for wild poliovirus containment, weaving high-performance viral batteries into fabric for the military, and …

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TWiV #28: SARS

On episode #28 of the podcast “This Week in Virology”, Vincent, Dick, Alan, and Eric F. Donaldson discuss a new test for influenza H5N1, poliovirus in Minnesota, Koala retrovirus, batteries made from viruses, and SARS. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #28 or subscribe in iTunes or by email.

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