Daniel: I was fascinated by your answer to the case from TWIP 91 - the life cycle of the southeast Asian worm (I won't even try to spell it.) Re early symptom coughing & wheezing: if the ED did a chest X-ray out of concern about the lungs, would the... Read More
This episode: Bacteria can connect to each other with tiny tubes to exchange nutrients!
(10 MB, 10.9 minutes)
This episode: Different bacteria working together can thrive better than when working alone!
(9.9 MB, 10.75 minutes)
This episode: Dr. Angela Zivkovic discusses the microbes present in our food!
(21.6 MB, 23.6 minutes)
Vincent, Alan, and Rich discuss how norovirus, an enteric virus, can replace the functions of the gut microbiome.
This episode: Interview with Jordi van Gestel: cheaters in bacterial communities don't always succeed!
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This episode: Spraying cyanobacteria could turn deserts into useful land!
(9.3 MB, 10.13 minutes)
This episode: Bacteria engineered to produce liquid fuel can eat carbon dioxide and hydrogen from solar-powered water-splitting!
(11.2 MB, 12.25 minutes)
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 a healthy adult human body, most internal organs such as the brain, spleen, liver, and heart are devoid of microorganisms because the immune system keeps them in check. After human host death, however, the immune system falters and microorganisms proliferate throughout the body beginning in ... Read More
This episode: Ants teaming with bacteria help defend plants from bacterial pathogens!
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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!
(9.75 MB, 10.6 minutes)
Do you eat bread? Or drink beer? If so you've probably consumed yeast products from the National Collection of Yeast Cultures.
Yeasts are one of the earliest, if not the earliest, biological tools used by people. Brewers' yeast, Saccharomyces cerivisae, features widely in products we consume... Read More