This Week in Parasitism
TWiP is a podcast about the tiny creatures that live in and on us.

Vincent and Dick distinguish among intracellular and extracellular parasites, then discuss the history and general characteristics of Trichinella spiralis.

Host links: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

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Dickson The Doctor and the Devils

Direct download: TWiP003.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 3:30pm PDT

Vincent and Dick classify parasites according to whether or not they are transmitted by a vector, then consider the implications of long-lived parasites.

Host links: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Direct download: TWiP002.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 5:30pm PDT

Vincent and Dick provide an overview of parasites and parasitism.

Host links: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

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Dick The Black Cloud by Fred Hoyle
Vincent Parasitic Diseases by Despommier et al.

Direct download: TWiP001.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 4:00am PDT