TWiV #70: Hacking aphid behavior

21 February 2010

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Alan Dove

On episode #70 of the podcast ‘This Week in Virology’, Vincent, Dickson, and Alan consider a broad spectrum antiviral against enveloped viruses, how a plant virus induces chemical signals in the host to maximize its spread, a new way to preserve viral vaccines at tropical temperatures, and the continuing story of XMRV and chronic fatigue syndrome.

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