Investigating bacterial communication - for iPod/iPhone

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Can bacteria communicate with each other, and if they do communicate, how and why do they do so? And how might understanding the mechanisms of bacterial communication be used to inform development of anti-bacterial drugs? In this album scientists in...Show More
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07:15 | Apr 28th, 2010

With antibiotic resistant bacteria constantly emerging, scientists are trying to find new types of anti bacterial drugs. One promising area of research is bacterial communication.

0:00 | Apr 28th, 2010

With antibiotic resistant bacteria constantly emerging, scientists are trying to find new types of anti bacterial drugs. One promising area of research is bacterial communication.

06:50 | Apr 28th, 2010

Quorum sensing is the process by which bacteria seem to communicate with each other and make decisions to behave en masse. The game of Risk as an analogue for the battles that go on within the body be...Show More
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