I <3 Viruses

In the “science is seren’diptous” series, we continue to look at the amazing systems in the world of biology. We go into viruses this time, exploring how they aren’t all bad, and can actually help a human survive.

SIS : The amazing bacteria : communication

Bacteria are essential to the earth, and to humans in particular. They do a lot of good things, but we tend to focus on the bad things they do to us. We ask – How do they do anything at all? Professor Bonnie L. Bassler from Princeton University explains, and we take a look.