Microscopic wars are constantly raging all around, on and inside us, as bacteria fight for resources and room. They’ve developed some crafty weapons in the process, such as tailocins, which act somewhat like “homing missiles” against their enemies. Now, researchers have investigated just how tailocins work, and how we might use them to our advantage.
Category: Biology, Science
Tags: Bacteria, Viruses and Bacteria, Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, Antibacterial, Antibiotic, Virus, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory