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News stories tagged with "biofilm"

Natural Selections: Slime Molds

Co-hosts Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley re-visit one of their favorite topics: Slime! This time, they discuss bacteria and the slimy "biofilm" that they produce.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Slime

Slime, know to science by the less perjorative term, biofilm, has features of interest beyond yuckiness. Dr. Curt Stager talks with Martha Foley about the ways bacteria within a biofilm community behave differently than in the culture dish--differences that have little-studied impact on disease treatment and drug resistance.  Go to full article

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