Monday, February 10, 2014

BacterioFiles Micro Edition 154 - Improving Integration in Inherited Illness

This episode: Scientists figure out how to improve retroviral targeting in the genome, to make gene therapy safer!

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Show notes:
News item/Journal Paper

Other interesting stories:
**Infants may be more susceptible to infection because their immune system is focusing on allowing good bacteria to grow in their gut
**Ascetic new microbe found in spacecraft clean rooms
**Scientist wins fellowship for work on trying to preserve good bacteria
**Improving a virus's ability to target and destroy cancer
**Soil fungus may reduce numbers of ticks

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