Wednesday, 07 February 2018 21:45

TWiM 170 Letters

Anthony writes:

Late last night in that little interval between exhaustion and sleep after showering, I take a cat for a little walk in the hallway,  I then sit on the steps with her for a few minutes.  My thoughts strayed to Chimpanzees, wondering how they bear a tropical climate without bathing...

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Wednesday, 24 January 2018 16:00

TWiM 169 Letters

Tim writes:

Hello, my name is Tim, a current high school senior in Connecticut and a new listener to TWiM. You guys are truly inspiring the next generation of scientists with what you do.

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Thursday, 04 January 2018 19:48

TWiM 168 Letters

Hannah writes:

Dear TWiM hosts,

My lab's journal club is doing this paper today, and I thought it'd be a good fit for TWiM (or maybe even TWiEVO). It's about insect endosymbionts that regulate their own virulence through quorum sensing...

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Thursday, 07 December 2017 13:18

TWiM 166 Letters

Kayla writes:

Dear Microbe-crew,

It is currently 9 degrees C in Cheongju in South Korea.

I have been listening to Twim for over 2 years now.

I am from Cork in Ireland, I graduated from University college cork a little over 2 years ago with a Microbiology degree and started working in a lab in Cork...

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Thursday, 30 November 2017 13:36

TWiM 165 Letters

Anthony writes:

Disneyland shuts down cooling towers over Legionnaires' cases...

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Friday, 22 September 2017 01:48

TWiM 161 Letters

Anthony writes:

Will this be on TWiX?

I recognized Dr. Hotez's name from TWiP.

I've read that the Biblical plagues of Egypt were based on an actual flood and its disease aftermath.


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Friday, 08 September 2017 01:47

TWiM 160 Letters

Anthony writes:

Though in TWiM 157 Dr. Schaechter was mistaken concerning the brand, calcium carbonate indeed is an ingredient in antacid remedies.

The cat's name is Blake (see picture).

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Thursday, 31 August 2017 19:22

TWiM 159 Letters

Alex writes:

Hi Vincent,

I was listening to TWIM 149 on my bike ride to work this morning and would just like to express my complete support of all the arguments in favour of mSphere direct way of publishing discussed in this episode.

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Thursday, 10 August 2017 17:24

TWiM 158 Letters

Gavin writes:

Dear TWIM,

In episode #157 on Moonmilk there was some discussion about its medicinal properties. Calcium Carbonate is the active ingredient in Tums! In addition, Elio may find it interesting that CaCO3 is a very popular additive in the cultivation of fungi. Amateur mushroom growers often add ground up oyster shells to improve growth...

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Thursday, 27 July 2017 18:17

TWiM 157 Letters

Ana writes: (the winner of the book)

I love symbionts!

Hello fellow symbiophiles!

It has been a long time since I first thought of writing to you to thank you for all the wonderful work you put into all the TWiX podcasts. Today, the inducement of the Microbe book give-away finally moved this desire to the top of the (long) to do list.

I first started listening to TWiV to get up-to-date with my virology, but quickly added TWiM, TWiP and, more recently, TWiEvo to my favourite podcasts list. Just before starting this e-mail I was looking at the list of shows in the website and I am now tempted to add all the remaining ones to my subscription list - I need longer days, please!! ...

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