Exploitation Nation: Cheating Microbes, Parasites, and Your Colon

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By Jarrett Byrnes

smalljarrett2Jarrett Byrnes focuses on posts in ecology, environmental sciences, and evolution. He blogs at I’m a chordata, urochordata!

  • Thoughtomics discussed the tricky strategies of cheating bacteria. Rule #1 – never play poker with Pseudomonas.
  • There is a lot of information in the genomes of our gut bacteria. How much? New work plumbs the depths of terra excreta and finds a dizzying array of diversity. Not only that, but the genome of your gut bacteria relate directly to your health.

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7 Responses to “Exploitation Nation: Cheating Microbes, Parasites, and Your Colon”

  1. Lucas Says:
    March 11th, 2010 at 2:32 pm

    Thanks for the selection!
    The links for Iddo’s and my post got mixed up though :)

  2. Jarrett Byrnes Says:
    March 11th, 2010 at 2:37 pm

    Sorry about that! Fixed!

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