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Making Evolution Make Microbes Make Products

January 9th, 2015

Episode 174 of 725 episodes

By selecting for bacteria that can survive only if they make a particular product of interest over multiple iterations, researchers vastly improved yields and decreased production times. Cynthia Graber reports

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