Rastreo de Fuente de Contaminacion Microbiana (Microbial Source Tracking), o el uso de diferentes metodos para encontrar la fuente de contaminacion microbiana en aguas es el tema de hoy e... Read More
This episode: Helicobacter pylori seems not to be more harmful than helpful!
This episode: Fungi are found living deep under the sea!
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This episode: Some bacteria respond to attacks from other bacteria with their own deadly strike!
This episode: Fungi sense worms coming and trap them!
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This episode: Alga adapts to hot, toxic environments by copying prokaryote genes!
The veined wing of the clanger cicada kills bacteria solely through its physical structure — one of the first natural surfaces found to do so. An international team of biophysicists has now come up with a detailed model of how this defence works on the nanoscale. The results are published in the... Read More
This episode: Gut microbe communities can change rapidly to accommodate major diet changes!
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This episode: A harmless pathogen strain combined with radioactivity can fight pancreatic cancer!
Another potentially significant answer in the long-running mystery behind colony collapse disorder (CCD) may have just emerged: Researchers have found a virus that typically infects plants has been systemically infecting honeybees in the United States and China.
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Here's my summary of the second day of ASM2013, an exciting day full of science.
This episode: With guest host Susan Gardner! We discuss nitrogen-fixing plant-friendly bacteria that help plants grow in copper-contaminated soil, helping to clean it up!
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This episode: Swarming predatory bacteria may be communicating through tubes!
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