BacterioFiles 285 - Sultry Snow Cell Sun Screen

BacterioFiles 285 - Sultry Snow Cell Sun Screen

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This episode: Algae growing in Arctic snow make red pigments that heat up their surroundings! Download Episode (6.8 MB, 7.5 minutes) Show notes: News item Journal Paper: Lutz S, Anesio AM, Raiswell R, Edwards A, Newton RJ, Gill F, Benning LG. 2016. The biogeography of red snow microbiomes and their role in melting arctic glaciers. Nat Commun 7:11968. Other interesting stories: Bacterial species benefit from losing genes they don't need Soil fungi help plants grow better in salty ... See More

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