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This Week in Evolution is a podcast on the biology of what makes us tick. Hosts Nels Elde and Vincent Racaniello take you through the new evolution that has been revolutionized by the field of genomics and molecular biology.

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This Week in Evolution is a podcast on the biology of what makes us tick. Hosts Nels Elde and Vincent Racaniello take you through the new evolution that has been revolutionized by the field of genomics and molecular biology.

    TWiEVO 51: The starting point paradox

    TWiEVO 51: The starting point paradox

    Nels and Vincent dive deep into evolution and consider how new proteins emerged billions of years ago, when there were no other proteins to serve as starting material.

    • 1 小時 10 分鐘
    TWiEVO 50: I'm dreaming of a Y chromosome

    TWiEVO 50: I'm dreaming of a Y chromosome

    Nels and Vincent discuss signatures of sex chromosome evolution revealed by assembly of a young vertebrate Y chromosome from 3-spined stickleback fish.

    • 1 小時 42 分鐘
    TWiEVO 49: A giant podcast on giant viruses

    TWiEVO 49: A giant podcast on giant viruses

    Rich joins Nels and Vincent for a debriefing on the 4th Ringberg Symposium on Giant Virus Biology in Tegernsee, Germany.

    • 1 小時 53 分鐘
    TWiEVO 48: Flipping out with choanos on caffeine

    TWiEVO 48: Flipping out with choanos on caffeine

    Nels and Vincent reveal a new choanoflagellate that forms multicellular cup shaped colonies that respond to light to alternate between feeding and swimming behavior.

    • 1 小時 34 分鐘
    TWiEVO 47: On the origin of beer species

    TWiEVO 47: On the origin of beer species

    Nels and Vincent trace the origins of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains used to make beer, and find that ales and lagers are made with yeasts that were derived from those used to make European grape wine and Asian rice wine.

    • 1 小時 31 分鐘
    TWiEVO 46: Can an old tumor teach us new tricks?

    TWiEVO 46: Can an old tumor teach us new tricks?

    Nels and Vincent analyze the genomes of canine transmissible tumors to provide insight into the worldwide spread of the disease from its origin in a single dog 4000-8500 years ago, and its diversity, mutation, and evolution.

    • 1 小時 32 分鐘

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