Shape Shifting Bacteria

Researchers analyzed how groups of rod-shaped E. coli bacteria dissolve their own cell walls and then, after generations, rebuild them.

Produced by: David Frank and James Gorman

(Source: The New York Times)

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Author: joelillidge

Joël Illidge is a blogger on health and culture topics with a focus on the sexual health of ethnic minorities in the Netherlands, particularly the Dutch Caribbean LGBTIQ community. He has an educational background in Health Sciences (B.Sc.) and Physiotherapy (B.Health.), and is currently embarking on a Masters in Medical Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. He is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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