Bacteria Breaking Antibiotic Environments


The video below by researchers at the Harvard Medical School and Technion–Israel Institute of Technology shows bacteria break zones of ever increasing concentrations of antibiotics hence demonstrates how bacteria becomes “impervious to drugs”. They are able to

In a creative stroke inspired by Hollywood wizardry, scientists from Harvard Medical School and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have designed a simple way to observe how bacteria move as they become impervious to drugs. [2]

The following video seems to be the original video showing the yellow color of the bacteria.


[1] Stunning Videos of Evolution in Action, The Atlantic 

[2] Bugs on Screen – Scientists film bacteria’s maneuvers as they become impervious to drugs, Harvard Medical School News

[3] Spatiotemporal microbial evolution on antibiotic landscapes, DOI: 10.1126/science.aag0822



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