Sunday, December 22, 2013

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 148 - Engineered Escherichia Enzyme Enhances Environmentalism

This episode: Engineered bacteria could help capture CO2 and convert it into a solid form for storage!

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Show notes:
Journal Paper

Other interesting stories:
**Even some adults could benefit from rural microbes
**-20ÂșC Antarctic microbes exchange genetic material relatively frequently
**Revamping glycolysis for biofuels so less carbon is lost as CO2
**Engineered bacteria could help clean up water and soil
**Bacterial battery could recover energy from marine dead zones (paper)

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