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Bacteria's password for sporulation hasn't changed in 2.7 billion years


September 24, 2018

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When it comes to changing their passwords, bacteria are just as bad as you and me -- maybe even worse. A Carnegie Mellon University research team has found that despite 2.7 billion years of evolution, bacteria are still using the same "password" to initiate the process for making spores. Their findings were published in the September issue of PLOS GeneticsFull Story

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