Sunday, February 7, 2010

BacterioFiles Episode 5

In this show, I report on four exciting stories: how rotifers do without sex, making diesel fuel using bacteria, a plant virus that tricks insects into spreading it, and how bacteria boost the immune system.

(Image courtesy of Kent Loeffler, Kathie T. Hodge and Chris Wilson; copyright Chris Wilson)
**Engineering bacteria to produce silk

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This show features music from Mevio's podsafe Music Alley.

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