This episode: Enhancing a virus with magnetic nanoparticles and CRISPR-Cas gene editing abilities makes it a good vector for genetic therapies!
This episode: Combining cells with light-absorbing nanomaterials can help tumor-targeting bacteria produce more anticancer compound!
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: Fecal microbiota transplants work just as well when taken in pill form as when delivered through a tube!
This episode: Phage therapy can work very well when combined with an effective immune response from the host!
This episode: Paraprobiotics, or killed probiotic bacteria, are studied for health effects, but results and study design are questionable!
This episode: Phages bound to magnetic nanoparticles can be guided and pulled toward their target, penetrating biofilms to kill harmful microbes!
This episode: Gut microbes in mice break down plant foods and produce molecules that stimulate the immune system to resist influenza!
This episode: Bacteria with various gene knockouts help roundworms live longer and with less disease!