Cannibal Bacteria

Bdellovibrio is a bacteria that eats other bacteria, and recent studies have been able to tune it for a variety of purposes, including both medical and industrial use. Among other things, it can destroy the MRSA supporting biofilms that build up, rendering antibiotic resistant organisms much less so by stripping away many of the key protections they use.


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