Scientists discover some bacteria can SHAPESHIFT in space to become more resistant to antibiotics



Researchers found certain bacteria are more resistant in space.
A team from CU Boulder's BioServe Space Technologies discovered that some bacterial cells 'shapeshift' in space to survive the attacks from common medications that successfully kill them on Earth.
They say the results of their study raise concern about how bacteria behave not just for astronauts in the International Space Station (ISS), but for people on Earth as well.
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THE STUDY  The team designed an experiment to culture common E. coli bacteria on the ISS and treat it to see how it responded.
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13 September 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 36
Source: Daily Mail
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