Video of Unsettling Evolution in Action (Evolution)

by David Turell @, Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 02:15 (310 days ago) @ BBella

BBella: Speaking of evolution and immunity:


The footage depicts a strain of the gut bacterium E. coli evolving to be 1,000 times more resistant to an antibiotic in a matter of 11 days, starkly visualizing the speed with which diseases can adapt to the drugs we throw their way.


https://www.wired.com/2016/09/gorgeous-unsettling-video-evolution-action/?mbid=nl_91216...

Another larger version of the same story. I've been following it for a couple days because it is an extremely important point about antibiotic resistance.

http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/09/stunning-videos-of-evolution-in-acti...


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