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This episode: Engineered diatoms can produce functional antibodies!
This episode: Bacteria produce gas that can regulate the depth of underwater sensor devices!
This episode: Discovering what is living in our navels!
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I am glad you had a chance to get a glimpse of the BSL4 world. You might remember that I have been trying for 1 1/2 years to get you to see the Galveston National Laboratory, a facility with an actual ACTIVE program and a number of... Read More
Have you ever wondered why mozzarella bubbling and stretching between pizza slices is so different from the earthy flavors of blue-veined gorgonzola? The diversity of cheeses we love are created by encouraging and manipulating the growth of specific microbes. The American Socie... Read More
This episode: Amoebae snag pathogenic bacteria in soil and carry them around as a portable snack!
This episode: Tumor-targeting bacteria selectively activate anti-cancer drug!
This episode: Bdelloid rotifers borrow genetic material from all over the place!
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This episode: Figuring out which bacteria help fecal transplants work so well against C. difficile!
This episode: Helicobacter pylori seems not to be more harmful than helpful!
Here's my summary of the third day of ASM2013, wherein I met with neat people and ideas.
This episode: A strain of E. coli helps reduce severity of Salmonella infection by competing with it for iron in the gut!