TWiV #79: Red hot chili viruses

25 April 2010

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Alan Dove.

On episode #79 of the podcast “This Week in Virology”, Vincent and Alan converse about making published science accessible to everyone, global eradication of poliomyelitis, and whether a plant virus can cause disease in humans.

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  • gsgs

    –5:00 AD: PLOS not sustainable , author pay
    {why does it cost money ?}
    before the 60s not available (yet ? scan it ?)
    –10:00 government funding –> accessable
    12 months , pubmed central , 400000 downloads a day
    shorten to 6 months ?

    Columbia-papers at a webpage, which ?
    “compact” ?
    –14:14 federal funded research public act , congress

    –17:00 eradication of polio …

  • albatross11

    This episode made me want to ask Dick whether there are any eukaryotic parasites that move between plants or fungi and animals.

  • http://www.virology.ws profvrr

    Really good question. I wish Dick had been there. I'll ask him for the
    next TWiP (recording 3 May).

  • albatross11

    This episode made me want to ask Dick whether there are any eukaryotic parasites that move between plants or fungi and animals.

  • http://www.virology.ws profvrr

    Really good question. I wish Dick had been there. I'll ask him for the
    next TWiP (recording 3 May).

  • brad

    Flea, of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, has CFS.