Twenty minutes of fascination...Bacter
ial Chatter and You!
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Did you know that the 70 trillion bacteria that call our bodies home, not only launch group behavior using signalling molecules, much like an organ releases hormones (or pesky stinging fire ants use pheromones), but also speak two different "languages"?
Didn't think so.
Watch the amazing Bonnie Bassler explain it all much better than I ever could, with humor no less!