Microbiologist Bonnie Bassler explains how she discovered that bacteria “talk” to each other, using a chemical language that lets them coordinate defense and mount attacks. The find has stunning implications for medicine, industry — and our understanding of ourselves.

Nod to Geeks Are Sexy.

Comment by Cara Coleen on April 10, 2009 at 8:47pm
Haha! I was just about to post this. I guess you get the weekly e-mail, too? Nice.
Comment by Cat on August 16, 2009 at 8:31pm
TED Talks is one dynamic series. This one is right beautiful!

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