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Study Shows Genetically Identical Bacteria Can Behave In Entirely Different Ways
2014-01-02 15:32:39

Although a population of bacteria may be genetically identical, individual bacteria within that population can act in radically different ways.

2013-02-06 15:59:57

In their natural environment bacteria develop by forming communities of micro-organisms called biofilms that afford them greater resistance.

2012-06-19 11:06:28

Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have unlocked the structure of a key protein that, when sensing certain viruses and bacteria, triggers the body's immediate immune response.

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2010-06-04 07:25:09

Regulator is distributed unevenly during cell division to make two functionally and structurally different cells.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.