Bacteria Love Lasered Jell-O

How artificial homes for pathogens may lead to better medicine

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Nautilus
Nov 23, 2018 · 6 min read

By Zach Zorich

Why don’t we have an arsenal of fast-acting cures for tuberculosis, malaria, and pneumonia? In part it’s because scientists can’t fully understand what they can’t observe: Namely, the way the pathogens that cause diseases and infections live within the human body. The…

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