This episode: Bacteria rid themselves of burdensome waste by ejecting it inside little pieces of their own cell, called minicells!
This episode: Engineering other organisms to fix nitrogen by combining the required enzyme components into giant proteins that then get cut into the regular-sized subunit components!
This episode: Combining all 16 of yeast’s chromosomes into one or two only impairs their growth slightly in the lab, but it prevents them from successful mating with wild yeasts!
This episode: Combining cells with light-absorbing nanomaterials can help tumor-targeting bacteria produce more anticancer compound!
This episode: Engineering yeast to control their metabolism using light and dark for the production of advanced biofuels and chemicals!
This episode: Bacteria that contain tiny magnets can generate an electric current!
This episode: Adding adapters to anti-cancer virus helps it avoid destruction by the body so it can target the tumors!
This episode: Protein bags of gas in bacteria could help make ultrasound imaging more versatile!
This episode: A virus designed to target cancer could also help eliminate hidden HIV infections!
This episode: Phage therapy can work very well when combined with an effective immune response from the host!