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Episode 14: September 2014

In this episode we hear about the spread of the ebola virus, the financial costs of research misconduct, aging in yeast, grooming in flies, and symbiosis between bacteria and fungal cells.
Episode 14: September 2014

Chapters

  1. 0:36
    The spread of ebola
    Changes in lifestyles mean than new outbreaks of Ebola virus disease are likely to be very different from previous outbreaks.
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  2. 7:08
    Paying the price
    A set of 149 papers that were retracted due to misconduct had been funded to the tune of $58m by the National Institutes of Health.
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  3. 13:15
    The acid test
    Why do some yeast cells grow old whereas others do not?
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  4. 19:11
    Keep it clean
    A suppression hierarchy determines the order in which a fly cleans the different parts of its body.
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  5. 25:27
    Two against one
    Bacteria and fungal cells join forces to cause rice seedling blight.
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