Mob Mentality: ​Bacteria send signals before massing for an attack. Helen Blackwell has discovered how to listen in, and block deadly cells’​ ability to swarm.

Helen Blackwell

by LOUISA KAMPS for Sift & Winnow, first published here When Helen Blackwell describes how disease-causing bacteria become virulent, it’s hard not to imagine the little buggers whistling to each other in a dark alley, like bad …

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