Image of two Bacillus subtilis biofilms grown in the same microfluidic chamber. Cyan indicates fluorescence from the membrane potential dye Thioflavin T. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the April 7, 2017, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by J. Liu at University of California, San Diego in San Diego, Calif., and colleagues was titled, "Coupling between distant biofilms and emergence of nutrient time-sharing."
Jintao Liu, Suel lab, University of California, San Diego
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