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The superficial life of microbes

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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Figure 1: Biofilm formation and architecture.
Figure 2: The lifestyle switch.

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Kolter, R., Greenberg, E. The superficial life of microbes. Nature 441, 300–302 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/441300a

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