This episode: Bacteria that swarm in the soil cooperate or compete based on one particular protein structure!
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More than 80 people may have been exposed to airborne anthrax bacteria in an embarrassing mishap at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and the numbers may go even higher, officials said Friday.
“Right now we have an excess of 80 individuals,” CDC deputy director Dr. Il... Read More
In this blog, I share some "first word that comes to mind" responses of my freshman biology class to the words "germ," "bacteria," "cell," and "DNA." The way that we perceive an idea or concept definitely impacts our relationship with it. Thus, finding out what students think, coming into our ... Read More
This episode: Mice in less sanitary conditions have more diverse gut communities and perhaps less allergy!
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This episode: Bacteria symbiotic with sea sponges make many potentially useful compounds!
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This episode: Bacteria engineered to produce liquid fuel can eat carbon dioxide and hydrogen from solar-powered water-splitting!
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This episode: Bacterial antivirus system could treat chronic herpes virus infections!
(10.9 MB, 11.9 minutes)
Host: Jeff Fox with special guest, Thijs Ettema.
Thijs Ettema of Uppsala University in Sweden talks with Jeff Fox about a deep-sea archaeon, named Lokiarchaeum for the underwater volcano between Greenland and Norway near where it was found, that might be related to the last common anc... Read More
In this paper we describe the perspective of following the achievements in medicine, where gut microbiome transplants are proving to be a powerful method to overcome several gastrointestinal disorders and many other physiological problems, to possible solve diseases in plants. There is strong si... Read More
This episode: Archaea living in the deep ocean (and their viruses) have clever ways to maintain diversity and adaptability!
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Ambientes extremos: salares del mundo, su microbiota y los virus presentes. Estos son los temas a discutirse en el episodio de hoy de La Radio el Mundo de los Microbios. Nuestra invitada la Dra. Josefa (Pepa) Anton, Profesora Titular de Microbiología de la Universidad de Alicante co... Read More
Behold some of the bacteria that grew when an 8-year-old boy who had been playing outside pressed his hand onto a large Petri dish. The photo has been getting lots of buzz after his mom posted it on MicrobeWorld last week.
Tasha Sturm, who works as a microbiology lab tech at Cabrillo College ... Read More
This episode: Don't have immunity? Create your own! Scientists engineer cells to destroy their HIV infections using the bacterial immune system!
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Host: Vincent Racaniello
Vincent take This Week in Microbiology to th... Read More
This episode: Dr. Angela Zivkovic discusses the microbes present in our food!
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This episode: BacterioFiles teams up with The Plant Pathology Podcast to talk about how microbes living in plants sometimes team up with the plants, sometimes with plant pathogens!
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This episode: Bacterial nanowires are made of the cells' outer membranes!
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