Tuesday, February 25, 2014

BacterioFiles 156 - Killing Chemicals Cancel Chemotherapy Quality

This episode: Gut bacteria seem to be important for different kinds of anti-cancer chemotherapy treatments!

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Show notes:
News item/Journal Paper

Other interesting stories:
**Working off bacteria's own toxins could help develop new antibiotics
**Gut bacteria may (perhaps) affect more of the body than just the gut
**Soil microbe discovered that could protect plants from insect pests (paper)
**Using bacterial immune system to modify fruit flies' genome (paper)
**Humans today seem to have viruses from Neandertals in our genomes

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