Monday, April 13, 2015

BacterioFiles 210 - Archaea Acquired Alternative Abilities

This episode: Genes taken from bacteria may have been important for the evolution of distinct groups of archaea!

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    1 comment:

    1. Great podcast! It's awesome to see what bacteria is helping us discover about our food and might have the key to helping with certain diseases. Thanks for sharing this.