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This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by Michigan State University postdoc Jeff Morris. We could probably agree that humans are a lot more complicated than bacteria. At a first glance, we have more moving parts, lots of … Continue reading
A new evolutionary theory proposes that microorganisms may be selected to lose costly functions if another organism can perform them instead. BEACON postdoc Jeffrey Morris, along with professor Richard Lenski and University of Tennessee collaborator Erik Zenser, proposes this explanation … Continue reading