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Contact: Michael Seele
mseele@bu.edu
617-353-9766
Boston University College of Engineering

James J. Collins, Boston University College of Engineering

Caption: Research by Boston University Biomedical Engineering Professor James J. Collins has uncovered "charitable" behavior in bacteria populations, where the most antibiotic-resistant members sacrifice so the population at large can better resist medication.

Credit: Boston University College of Engineering

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