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Good vibrations for bad bacteria

The response of bacteria to antibiotics can be quickly assessed by monitoring the fluctuations of cantilevers coated with the bacteria.

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Figure 1: Detecting antibiotic-resistant bacteria with cantilevers.


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McKendry, R., Kappeler, N. Good vibrations for bad bacteria. Nature Nanotech 8, 483–484 (2013).

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