Evolution in Real Time: Antibiotic Resistance

I saw a paper in Science this week that was simultaneously very exciting and, frankly, terrifying. It involved the study of antibiotic resistance in¬†Escherichia coli. Many studies have been done looking at how¬†E. coli and other bacteria can evolve resistance to both single and multi-drug environment. These are normally conducted in flasks of liquid culture,… Read More Evolution in Real Time: Antibiotic Resistance