Video of Unsettling Evolution in Action (Evolution)

by David Turell @, Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 02:15 (923 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.

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.

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