Monday, September 29, 2014

BacterioFiles 184 - Fungus Friends Fabricate Fragrance

This episode: Truffle's microbiome helps produce its attractive aromas!

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Show notes:
Journal Paper

Other interesting stories:

  • Microbes in lungs (of mice) seem to help reduce inflammation
  • Link between early antibiotics and asthma may be just correlations with genetics
  • Pancreatic cancer might be detectable by changes in mouth bacteria
  • Understanding pandas' gut bacteria could help us help them
  • Native microbes on grape leaves can resist pesticide treatments (paper)

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