Identical Bacteria Strains Respond Differently to Sugars (image) North Carolina State University Share Print E-Mail Caption Individual bacteria within a uniform population display different responses depending on the selected sugar. In this illustration, blue bacteria are consuming the sugar, whereas white bacteria are not. Credit Chase Beisel Usage Restrictions Image credit must be given. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.