Thursday, May 28, 2015

ASM2015 General Meeting Next Week

No full episode next week; BacterioFiles will be at ASM2015! But I will try to have some conference content to share nevertheless.

Monday, May 25, 2015

Monday, May 11, 2015

BacterioFiles 214 - Cable-Chlorophyte Coop Conducts Current

Cable bacteria
Malkin and Meysman, 2015
This episode: Cable bacteria and algae set up electric grid in sediments!

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  • Gut microbiome may be involved in alcoholism (paper)
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  • Mouse lupus correlates with certain gut bacteria

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