Monday, December 2, 2013

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 145 - Clostridium Converts Cortisol

This episode: Gut bacteria may convert cortisol into important human hormones!

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Show notes:
News item/Journal Paper

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**Frozen microbes could possibly survive a fall from outer space to Earth
**Infecting fungus creates zombie ants
**Importance of bacteria recognized even 120 years ago
**Using microbes to generate electricity by breaking down wastewater
**Newly discovered eukaryotic microbe helps show what doesn't make multicellular organisms unique

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