Monday, November 25, 2013

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 144 - Copper Chelator Calms Quicksilver

This episode: Bacteria could reduce mercury's toxicity in their environment!

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Show notes:
Journal Paper

Other interesting stories:
**Symbiotic bacteria help plant pests trick their host plants
**Finding ancient organisms in Antarctic ice
**Immune system regulates skin microbe communities (paper)
**Panda gut microbes could be pretty good for cellulose biofuel production
**Cold doesn't seem to prevent microbes from eating polluting hydrocarbons

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