TWiM #127: Subway Snowblowers and Men in Black
Published May 5, 2016
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    The TWiM team explores microbes in snowblower vents on the ocean floor, and cleavage of antibody molecules by a Mycoplasma protease.

    Image (right): Photograph of the ‘Subway’ snowblower vent on the sea floor at Axial Seamount, Juan de Fuca Ridge. Visible are white ‘snow’ in the vent and orange floc on the seafloor. Credit: Canadian Scientific Submersible Facility and the University of Washington

    Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Elio Schaechter, Michele Swanson, and Michael Schmidt.

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