Journal Club

Essential links from across the microbiology literature

Nature Microbiology

High, dry and very, very chilly.

Originally thought to be sterile, the Dry Valleys in Antarctica have been revealed to play home to a functioning microbial ecosystem, although this is limited at high elevation according to a paper published in The ISME Journal.
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Jan 19, 2016
Nature Microbiology

Regaining our humanity

A manuscript posted in bioRxiv suggests that we need to rethink the often used maxim that there are 10 times more bacteria in and on our bodies than our own cells
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Jan 11, 2016