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Opinionated Science Episode 35: Mighty Microbes Battle Cancer and Protect the Environment
Podcast

Opinionated Science Episode 35: Mighty Microbes Battle Cancer and Protect the Environment

Opinionated Science Episode 35: Mighty Microbes Battle Cancer and Protect the Environment
Podcast

Opinionated Science Episode 35: Mighty Microbes Battle Cancer and Protect the Environment


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. 

Opinionated Science is Technology Networks’ homemade podcast, where our team of scientists-turned-journalists cut out the chewy jargon and serve up slices of the most fascinating stories from the world of science. Expect a new Opinionated Science every other Friday.

Read more from this podcast: 

High Salt Diet Helps the Microbiome To Suppress Tumors, Mouse Study Reveals

Biodegradable Plastics Could Still Be Problematic in Soil

Meet The Authors
Ruairi J Mackenzie
Ruairi J Mackenzie
Senior Science Writer
Karen Steward PhD
Karen Steward PhD
Senior Science Writer
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