Monday, March 3, 2014

BacterioFiles 157 - Azotobacter Assists Algae

This episode: Nitrogen-fixing bacteria could provide nitrogen to algae in biotech processes!

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Show notes:
Journal Paper

Other interesting stories:
**Chemotherapy agent seems to require gut bacteria for its cancer-killing effect
**Bacteria can live even in nutrient-poor caves
**Fungi seem to make their own wind to disperse their spores
**The probiotics of today may have been pathogens in the past
**Soil microbes help fruit trees grow a lot more

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