Monday, March 24, 2014

BacterioFiles 159 - Drastic Diet Develops Different Dwellers

This episode: Gut microbe communities can change rapidly to accommodate major diet changes!

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Show notes:
News item 1/News item 2/Journal Paper

Other interesting stories:
**Mother's immune system might actually transport good bacteria into breastmilk for the baby's sake
**Deep rock-living microbe communities are surprisingly similar in far distant places
**Bacteria seem to be riding methane bubbles up from sea floor and eating them
**Testing how phages interact with gut bacteria in mouse model (paper)
**Unusual bacterial colonies can respond to mechanical forces

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