Saturday, April 13, 2013

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 121 - Horizontal Hacks Help Harsh Habitation

This episode: Alga adapts to hot, toxic environments by copying prokaryote genes!

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Show notes:
News Item 1/News Item 2/Journal Paper

Other interesting stories:
**Same species of bacteria that causes acne might also protect against it
**Bacteria in sourdough bread inhibit mold growth
**Navy develops device to treat wastewater and produce electricity simultaneously
**Marine bacteria could make useful new antibiotics
**Fungi seem to protect plant foliage from leaf-cutter ants

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