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Spherical colonies of <em>Vibrio splendidus </em>bacteria
Inside Versus Out: A New Form of Bacterial Cooperation
Oceanic bacteria form a transient spherical community to conquer large food sources, taking on different roles to break down the bounty more efficiently.
Inside Versus Out: A New Form of Bacterial Cooperation
Inside Versus Out: A New Form of Bacterial Cooperation

Oceanic bacteria form a transient spherical community to conquer large food sources, taking on different roles to break down the bounty more efficiently.

Oceanic bacteria form a transient spherical community to conquer large food sources, taking on different roles to break down the bounty more efficiently.

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Image of the Day: Friendly Neighbors?
The Scientist Staff | Aug 29, 2014 | 1 min read
These comma-shape bacteria (Vibrio tasmaniensis) cultured from sand produce iron compounds that promote the growth of other bacteria.
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