Tuesday, January 20, 2009

bacteria stick together

... just one German piece published in January, and it's about bacterial "swarming", i.e. the phenomenon that groups of individuals of the same bacterial species may stick together and form visible boundaries to other groups. Just like humans really.

You can read part of the text here, and subscribers can download the pdf from that site.

Spektrum der Wissenschaft No 1, p. 16
Bakterielle Vereinsmeierei

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