The podcast for microbe lovers: reporting on exciting news about bacteria, archaea, and sometimes even eukaryotic microbes and viruses.
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This episode: Bacterial ghosts could make good vaccines for different things! Download Episode (9.8 MB, 10.7 minutes)Show notes:Journal Paper Other interesting stories: What would happen if all microbes suddenly disappeared? Probiotics help protect children and pregnant women from heavy metal toxicity Using virus-like particles to kill harmful algae (paper) Yeast make nice beer scent to attract fruit flies Algae-powered electric Grand Prix cars Post questions or comments here or email […]
This episode: Bacteria in soil signal to fungi to save them from predatory roundworms! Download Episode (9.9 MB, 10.8 minutes)Show notes:News blog/Journal Paper Other interesting stories: Bacteria eat photographs to make cool, creepy art Microbial communities in NYC Central Park are as diverse as anywhere Giant clams catch light just right to disperse it to their symbiotic algae Changing yeast's environment can allow it to tolerate (and produce) more ethanol Hydrothermal vent viruses seem […]
This episode: Genes taken from bacteria may have been important for the evolution of distinct groups of archaea! Download Episode (7.4 MB, 8 minutes)Show notes:Journal Paper Other interesting stories: Bacterial signals could tell cancer cells to stop causing problems (Sulfite-free) wine could have helpful bacteria Probiotic prevents chickens from carrying human pathogen (paper) Plants keep helpful bacteria in their seeds Bacteria are helping break down drugs in waterways Post questions or […]
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