This Might Be the Coolest Visualization of Evolution Ever
SHORT VIDEO CLIPS, 26 Sep 2016
Harvard Medical School – TRANSCEND Media Service
Sep 9, 2016
Bacteria Overcoming Antibiotics on a “Mega-Plate” Petri Dish
In a creative stroke inspired by Hollywood wizardry, scientists have designed a simple way to observe how bacteria move as they become impervious to drugs. The experiments are thought to provide the first large-scale glimpse of the maneuvers of bacteria as they encounter increasingly higher doses of antibiotics and adapt to survive—and thrive—in them.
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