Monday, March 14, 2016

BacterioFiles 243 - Fungal Friends Facilitate Phytoextraction (feat. Cat Adams)

This episode: A conversation with Cat Adams about how fungi help plants clean up toxic zinc nanoparticles in soil!

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Show notes:
Journal Paper
About Cat Adams: Blog/Twitter
The Unconscious Bias Project (Twitter)

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