NPR Weekend All Things Considered: Scientists Trace Source Of Famed Irish Potato Famine (2013) | Plants and microbes |

We now know what caused the Irish potato famine. Scientists have pinpointed the pathogen by using plant samples collected in the mid-19th century. Weekends on All Things Considered host Jacki Lyden talks about it with the study's co-author, Sophien Kamoun of the Sainsbury Lab in the United Kingdom.

Via Kamoun Lab @ TSL