Tuesday, December 21, 2010

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 23 - Dry Dry Desert Dwellers

This episode: Bacteria grow on quartz stones in the driest hot place on Earth!

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Show notes:
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**Ocean bacteria produce a possible new cancer drug
**Microbes may share genes much more than thought
**Testing bacterial limits with high-altitude balloon

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