December 2012 BioPOD now out - Andrew Macdonald (Edinburgh Infectious Diseases) talks about the immune system and media mishaps!

The December 2012 edition of the BioPOD from the School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh is now out!

In this episode, BioPOD discusses phenology, climate change and citizen scientists with Dr. Ally Phillimore; talks to Dr. Andrew MacDonald about the immune system and some media mishaps; and finds out about two new discoveries that could help fight black fever disease (Prof. Malcolm Walkinshaw ) and muscular dystrophies (Dr. Eric Schirmer).  All those stories and more...

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