Why bacteria 'shapeshift' in space

Bacterial cells treated with a common antibiotic in the near-weightlessness of the International Space Station (ISS) responded with some clever shape shifting that likely helped them survive, findings with implications for both astronauts and people on Earth.

Why bacteria 'shapeshift' in space

Bacterial cells treated with a common antibiotic in the near-weightlessness of the International Space Station (ISS) responded with some clever shape shifting that likely helped them survive, ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Phys.org

Bacteria shapeshift in space in response to antibiotics becoming far more resilient

Not good news for interplanetary travel.

Wed 13 Sep 17 from ZME Science

Bacteria shapeshift in space to be more resistant to drugs

A team of researchers discovered that some bacterial cells 'shapeshift' in space to survive the attacks from common medications that successfully kill them on Earth.

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Daily Mail

CU Boulder Study Shows Bacteria "Shapeshift" in Space

Bacteria cells treated with a common antibiotic on the International Space Station responded by shapeshifting, likely to improve their survival chances.

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Newswise

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