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Pugwash
06-12-2010, 08:27 AM
http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/bonnie_bassler_on_how_bacteria_communicate.html


tl;dw: You're just a big mobile (democratic) petri dish.

:)

Bruce Taylor
06-12-2010, 09:01 AM
http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/bonnie_bassler_on_how_bacteria_communicate.html


tl;dw: You're just a big mobile (democratic) petri dish.

:)

One of my favorite TED lectures.

Pugwash
06-12-2010, 09:33 AM
One of my favorite TED lectures.

The implications are enormous, not just in the manufacture of new medicines but in the understanding of the evolutionary process.

And I love things like the squid, I find symbiotic relationships and how they function fascinating.