Monday, June 29, 2015

BacterioFiles 219 - Fungi Facilitate Photosynthetic Fuels

Fungal mycelium
Image credit: Roslyn Noar
This episode: Fungi can act like sticky nets to help harvest algae for biofuels!

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Show notes:
News item/Journal Paper

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  • Mouse virus can act like gut bacteria in maintaining gut health

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