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Planet Earth

I Hear My Bacteria Talking

The LoomBy Carl ZimmerApril 8, 2009 7:53 PM

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In Microcosm, I write about how E. coli communicate with each other (and can eavesdrop on us). Here's a great talk by Bonnie Bassler from Princeton on her pioneering work on microbial conversations, and why they're so important to the rest of life on Earth.

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