Opinionated Science

Episode 35: Mighty Microbes Battle Cancer and Protect the Environment

September 24, 2021

In this episode, the Technology Networks team review a pair of studies showing off the power of microbes. In one, they act as a conduit in an unlikely potential health benefit for a high-salt diet. In the other, they are revealed to play an important role in the breakdown of plastic in the environment. 

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