When Evolution Is Infectious

How ‘probiotic epidemics’ help wildlife — and us — survive

Nautilus
Nautilus
Sep 19 · 15 min read
Trippy illustration of a frog flanked on either side by two other frogs.
Trippy illustration of a frog flanked on either side by two other frogs.
Illustration: Sam Dean Lynn

By Moises Velasquez-Manoff

Originally published at Nautilus on October 1, 2015.

Eugene Rosenberg, a coral microbiologist, ran into a rather large problem in the early 2000s. While working at the University of Tel Aviv in Israel, he discovered that he couldn’t…

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