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Cell biology: Bacteria's new bones

Long dismissed as featureless, disorganized sacks, bacteria are now revealing a multitude of elegant internal structures. Ewen Callaway investigates a new field in cell biology.

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Ewen Callaway recently completed an internship at Nature's Washington DC office.

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Callaway, E. Cell biology: Bacteria's new bones. Nature 451, 124–126 (2008).

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