Category Archives: viruses

A Little Perspective…

A friend in the lab showed me this website today, so I thought I’d share. Just move the scroll bar at the bottom of the image to zoom in or out. It’s a really cool way to show just how … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Winner For Cancer Research, Dr. Renato Dulbecco, Dies at 97

As I was setting up a plaque assay yesterday, a fellow lab member informed me that Dr. Renato Dulbecco, the man who first modified the procedure for use with animal viruses, died on Sunday at the age of 97. Plaque … Continue reading

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Patient Zero.

I just listened to a fantastic RadioLab episode from a couple weeks ago about “Patient Zero“. Perhaps I am truly the last person on earth who doesn’t listen to RadioLab regularly and everyone has already heard this one, but I … Continue reading

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