Monday, August 10, 2015

BacterioFiles 224 - Super Small Cells

Fig 3 Luef et al 2015
This episode: Scientists discover what seem to be ultra-small bacteria, possibly smaller than the theoretical minimum size!

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

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    1 comment:

    1. The stories you shared about bacteria is so interesting! Hope for more information about Microbiology and Microarray!