Saturday, November 19, 2011

The origin of HIV

If you know me and I have not told you nov much I love the podcast series "Radiolab" from WNYC, we either don't talk enough or .... we don't talk enough. Their most recent episode promises to be a particular favorite of mine, as it includes a wonderful narrative about the origin of the HIV virus, how it moved into humans from chimpanzees and how it got into chimpanzees in the first place. Among the scientists speaking in the story is Dr. Beatrice Hahn, who is one of the foremost authorities of the origins of HIV. If you have some time, its awesome ....

You can download the podcast on iTunes, but you could also find it here

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