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BacterioFiles 301 - Cells Simulate City Structures

BacterioFiles 301 - Cells Simulate City Structures

This episode: Ancient microbes built underwater structures that look like sunken, ancient cities! Download Episode (10.6 MB, 11.7 minutes) Show notes: Microbe of the episode: Actinomadura luteofluorescens News item 1/News item 2 Journal Paper: Andrews JE, Stamatakis MG, Marca-Bell A, Stewart C, Millar IL. 2016. Exhumed hydrocarbon-seep authigenic carbonates from Zakynthos Island (Greece): Concretions not archaeological remains. Marine and Petroleum Geology 76:16–25. Other interesting stories: Insecticide-resistant insects have insecticide-degrading gut bacteria (paper) Microbe spores that can survive in space Fungus-gardening ants are choosy about how much CO2 they want in their gardens (paper) Biochar helps microbes transfer electrons around in soil Exposure of infants to furry pets affects microbiota   Post questions or comments here or email to bacteriofiles at gmail dot com. Thanks for listening! Subscribe: iTunes, RSS, Google Play. Support the show at Patreon, or check ou