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The superficial life of microbes

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The social activities and organization of bacteria are crucial to their ecological success. But it is only in recent years that we have begun to study these secret societies.

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  1. the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02115, Massachusetts, USA

    • Roberto Kolter
  2. the Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195, Washington, USA

    • E. Peter Greenberg

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