eLife Episode 14: Cost of corruption, and Ebola
In this episode of the eLife podcast we hear about the spread of the Ebola virus, the financial costs of research misconduct, aging in yeast, grooming in flies, and symbiosis between bacteria and fungal cells.
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Changes in lifestyle mean that new outbreaks of Ebola virus disease are likely to be very different to previous outbreaks.
A set of 149 papers that were retracted due to misconduct had been funded to the tune of $58m by the NIH.
Why do some yeast cells grow old whereas others do not?
A suppression hierarchy determines the order in which a fly cleans the
different parts of its body.
Bacteria and fungal cells join forces to cause rice seedling blight.