The podcast for microbe lovers: reporting on exciting news about bacteria, archaea, and sometimes even eukaryotic microbes and viruses.
This episode: Prions in yeast can allow better adaptation to changing conditions!
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Microbe of the episode: Hepatovirus F
Prions can be deadly. They're misshapen proteins that cause a cascade of misfolding of...
This episode: Bacteria are able to extract metals from rocks for industrial use, even in microgravity!
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Microbe of the episode: Decapod ambidensovirus 1
As humanity makes progress toward becoming an...
This episode: Bacteria living inside soil fungus produce toxins that can protect their host from tiny predators!
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Microbe of the episode: Mycobacterium virus DLane
Soils have many different organisms cooperating and competing...