Bonnie Bassler:
Como as bactérias "conversam"

TED2009 · 18:14 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Bonnie Bassler descobriu como as bactérias "conversam" entre si, utilizando uma linguagem química que lhes permite coordenar defesas e organizar ataques. A descoberta tem implicações impressionantes na medicina, na indústria — e na nossa compreensão de nós próprios.

Molecular biologist
Bonnie Bassler studies how bacteria can communicate with one another, through chemical signals, to act as a unit. Her work could pave the way for new, more potent medicine. Full bio
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