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Episode 16: December 2014

In this episode we hear about reproducibility, drug resistance, cells without walls, gene transfer, interspecies signalling, and stem cells.
Episode 16: December 2014

Chapters

  1. 0:39
    Repeat performances
    The Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology will replicate selected experiments from 50 high-impact papers in preclinical cancer biology research.
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  2. 7:04
    The one and only
    It may be possible to use one drug, rather than several, to tackle viral infections.
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  3. 12:15
    Off the wall
    Some bacteria can survive and thrive despite not having a cell wall.
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  4. 18:02
    Spreading far and wide
    The genes responsible for antibiotics can spread between all three of the domains of life.
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  5. 23:00
    Fatal attraction
    A beetle pheromone that lures nematode worms to an insect host can also stop their development or even kill them outright.
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  6. 27:57
    Niche work
    When an epithelial stem cell divides, why does one of the new cells remain a stem cell while the other becomes a specialised cell?
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