Episode Summary

pablo tiene sarampionTeam TWiV cover the discovery of another giant virus from 30,000 year old Siberian permafrost, and how viral aggregation accelerates the production of new infectious viruses and increases fitness, demonstrating an Allee effect.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler and Brianne Barker.

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