11 days for bacteria to become resistant to antibiotics – Harvard video

This is such a neat video, showing just how quickly bacteria generate mutations and consequently develop resistance to antibiotics. The video covers a period of 11 days, by when the bacteria are able to grow over the strongest concentrations of antibiotic on a petri dish culture.

http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160913-bacteria-evolve-resistance-to-antibiotics-in-just-11-days

Eyyy! edited small

 

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