Thursday, 22 February 2018 13:39

If you give a bee a fungus - TWiM 171

A stingless bee that requires a fungal steroid to pupate, and colonic biofilms containing tumorigenic bacteria in patients with colorectal polyps.

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Vaughn Cooper tells us what bacterial biofilms are, why biofilms differ from test tube environments, and how long-term evolution experiments combined with population genomics are teaching us how bacteria really work.

Monday, 11 September 2017 15:08

Microbial Reefs of New York

Exotic microbial structures are probably growing closer to home than you think. The microbial reefs of New York are one such example – what can you find near you?

Published in Microbial Sciences
Saturday, 29 July 2017 17:18

The Mysterious Landscape

Do “microbial landscapes” really exist? Or is that phrase simply a poetic way to write about microbial ecology?

Published in Microbial Sciences
Friday, 16 December 2016 14:08

The Natural History of Cheese Mites

Some of the most delicious aged cheeses are the natural habitat of tiny arachnids that make a living foraging for fungi within the rind.

Published in Microbial Sciences

Jennifer Bomberger talks about how a respiratory virus enhances bacterial growth by dysregulating nutritional immunity.

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