Monday, October 12, 2015

BacterioFiles 233 - Messy Microbes Maintain Mouse Microbiota

This episode: Mice in less sanitary conditions have more diverse gut communities and perhaps less allergy!

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Show notes:
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Other interesting stories:
  • Fertilizer leads to less-helpful soil bacteria
  • Sponge bacteria help corals get phosphorus
  • Another way to use microbial electricity to produce hydrogen
  • Soap has bacteria too
  • Corals are eating plastic; is it harmful?

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