Bacterial Biofilms Maintain ‘Memory’ That Works in a Surprisingly Identical Manner to Neurons

Bacterial Biofilms Maintain ‘Memory’ That Works in a Surprisingly Identical Manner to Neurons

Dental plaque under an electron micrograph.(Steve Gschmeissner/Science Photo Library/Getty Images)Bacteria aren’t well known for their smarts. They grow, they adapt, and they grow some more, but we don’t usually catch them remembering things.Now, researchers from the University of California (UC), San Diego, have used light to imprint a ‘memory’ on a bacterial biofilm – and…

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Bacterial Biofilms Possess ‘Memory’ That Works in a Surprisingly The same Diagram to Neurons

Bacterial Biofilms Possess ‘Memory’ That Works in a Surprisingly The same Diagram to Neurons

Dental plaque under an electron micrograph.(Steve Gschmeissner/Science Photo Library/Getty Images) JACINTA BOWLER 28 APRIL 2020 Bacteria aren’t well known for their smarts. They grow, they adapt, and they grow some more, but we don’t usually catch them remembering things.Now, researchers from the University of California (UC), San Diego, have used light to imprint a ‘memory’…

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