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Bacteria can feel their surroundings

For humans, our sense of touch is relayed to the brain via small electrical pulses. Now, University of Colorado Boulder scientists have found that individual bacteria, too, can feel their external environment in a similar ...

dateAug 14, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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How proteins bring together membrane blebs

Researchers have gained new insights into the mechanisms with which certain proteins help the immune defence mechanism in the human body. Pathogens such as viruses or bacteria are wrapped in membrane blebs and rendered harmless ...

dateJul 03, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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