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Scrambling Bacterial Social Networks to Cure Infections Episode 56 - by Stefanie Vogt (Click here to directly access the MP3) (Access the full text transcript) Humans are newcomers to the world of social networking – bacteria have been using social networks for millions of years! Bacteria communicate with each other to monitor their own numbers, and this census-taking is critical during the infection process. New research indicates that blocking bacterial social networks could help to […]
The Chemistry Behind Evolution - Molecules that ORGANIZE THEMSELVES! Episode 52 by Scott Unger (Click here to directly access the MP3) (Access the full text transcript) The slow and steady process of evolution takes billions of years for genetic changes across generations for single celled organisms to evolve into the complex life that’s all around us today. But what came before that first single celled microbe came into existence? What was it about the chemicals in the primordial soup […]
Battle of the Sticky Frogs: Who Has the Better Grip? Episode 53 - by Mary Bates (Click here to directly access the MP3) (Access the full text transcript) When tree frogs and torrent frogs faced off on a test of sticking ability, torrent frogs came out on top. These little amphibians maintained their grip on steep surfaces and in running water. What’s the secret to their sticky success? Listen to the Podcast to learn more! Youtube video - Torrent frog defies gravity: Further […]
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