Episode Summary

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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