Category: Bacteriology

BacterioFiles 328 – Focused Phages Fight Films

This episode: Phages bound to magnetic nanoparticles can be guided and pulled toward their target, penetrating biofilms to kill harmful microbes! Download Episode (9.6 MB, 10.4 minutes) Show notes: Microbe of the episode: Veillonella alcalescens...

BacterioFiles 332 – Moth Minors Missing Microbes

This episode: Unlike most animals, caterpillars don’t seem to have a resident gut microbe to help them in various ways! Thanks to Tobin Hammer for his contribution! Download Episode (14 MB, 15.3 minutes) Show notes:...

BacterioFiles 335 – Purported Paraprobiotic Potential

This episode: Paraprobiotics, or killed probiotic bacteria, are studied for health effects, but results and study design are questionable! Download Episode (11.5 MB, 12.6 minutes) Show notes: Microbe of the episode: Phlox virus S Journal...