Mark Martin returns to TWiM for a discussion of the frightening global burden of bacterial antibiotic resistance, and a solution to the problem of daylight nitrogen fixation in a cyanobacterium, despite the incompatibility of nitrogenase with oxygen produced during photosynthesis.
Guest: Mark O. Martin
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Links for this episode:
- Global bacterial antimicrobial resistance (Nat Micro)
- Cancer moon shot (NCI)
- When antibiotics don’t work (TED)
- Cyanobacterium buoyancy (Nat Micro)
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