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A closer look at microbes reveals there is big business going on in their very small world, and sometimes we are part of the transaction.
An international team of researchers, including Northern Arizona University scientist Nancy Collins Johnson, argue in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that microbes, like many animals, can evolve into savvy traders, selling high and buying low.
“Although hidden from the naked eye, microorganisms are active in complex networks of trade, swapping nutrients, hoarding… Read more