I’ve decided to join the brave new world of twitter, so if you’re already there, you can find me there (@mairlthomas).
An exciting new paper in the journal Nature:http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature10571.html shows that bacteria occupying the same ecological niche within the human body exchange DNA. Studying the transfer may help elucidate which bacterial genes are important for causing disease.
Hello to all interested in tasty bites of science – not healthy perhaps, but quite filling! I’ll be posting thoughts and commentary on research and news in science, so keep reading.