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Pandemic in a Petri Dish

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerDec 9, 2009 12:28 AM


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My latest podcast is about the ways viruses jump the species fence and give rise to new diseases. I talk to evolutionary biologist Paul Turner, who runs experiments in which viruses evolve to attack new hosts. Plus, how viruses have sex and why. For more on Turner's work, here's an article I wrote about him a few years back.

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