Monday, 12 June 2017 08:51

A nido virology meeting - TWiV 445

From Nido2017 in Kansas City, TWiV meets up with three virologists to talk about their careers and their work on nidoviruses.

Published in TWiV

 Watch "Communicating Science: A Conversation with Islam Hussein and Vincent Racaniello" live from Microbe 2017.

Published in Microbe 2017


Islam Hussein of Virolvlog interviews Vincent Racaniello, host of This Week in Virology.

Published in Microbe 2017

TWiV reveals the puppet master: an RNA virus injected with wasp eggs that paralyzes the ladybug so that she protects the cocoon until the adult emerges.

Published in TWiV

Fungus-eating flies transfer viruses that help make fungi less harmful to plants.

Published in Bacteriofiles
Monday, 22 May 2017 08:23

The New York Tim - TWiV 442

Freelance science journalist Tim Requarth joins TWiV to explain why scientists should stop thinking that explaining science will fix information illiteracy.

Published in TWiV

TWiV reveals the cost of being a male mouse – the Y chromosome regulates their susceptibility to influenza virus infection.

Published in TWiV
Monday, 08 May 2017 09:58

I hardly noumeavirus - TWiV 440

TWiV discusses a new giant virus that replicates in the cytoplasm yet transiently accesses the nucleus to bootstrap infection.

Published in TWiV
Monday, 01 May 2017 08:32

The purloined envelope - TWiV 439

Paul Bieniasz joins the TWiV team to talk about the co-option, millions of years ago, of an endogenous retrovirus envelope protein by hominid ancestors for host defense against viral infection.

Published in TWiV

TWiV discusses the blood virome of 8,420 humans, and thoroughly geek out on a paper about the number of parental viruses in a plaque.

Published in TWiV
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