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A pesky bacterial slime reveals its survival secrets

Cambridge, Mass., January 7, 2011 -- By rethinking what happens on the surface of things, engineers at Harvard University have discovered that Bacillus subtilis biofilm colonies exhibit an unmatched ability to repel a wide range of liquids -- and...

Imaging reveals key metabolic factors of cannibalistic bacteria

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have revealed new details about how cannibalistic bacteria identify peers suitable for consumption. The work, which employed imaging mass spectrometry, is a first step toward a broader effor...

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