Saturday, April 20, 2013

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 122 - Coliforms Consume Caffeine Compulsively

This episode: Scientists engineer E. coli to be addicted to caffeine!

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

Other interesting stories:
**Figuring out how microbes survive in salty freezing lakes
**Bacterial wires conduct electricity because of certain amino acids
**Making cyanobacteria produce butanol biofuel
**Byproduct of algal biofuel production could be made into biodegradable plastic
**Phage therapy looking more promising

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