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: Engineering yeast to control their metabolism using light and dark for the production of advanced biofuels and chemicals!
This episode: Protein bags of gas in bacteria could help make ultrasound imaging more versatile!
This episode: Fungi modified to produce spider and scorpion toxins kill malaria-transmitting mosquitoes extra fast!
This episode: Scientists study how fungi make interesting peptides using large proteins instead of ribosomes.
This episode: Polymer-coated bacteria make really good vaccines!
This episode: Microbes with complementary abilities help each other grow and produce useful stuff from the air!