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Tim Rudge and Fernan Federici hit the headlines

last modified Jun 10, 2013 10:06 AM

Tim Rudge and Fernan Federici have been noticed by Scientific American for their images of bacterial growth patterns. Their paper was recently published in ACS Synthetic Biology, showing how complex fractal patterns in colonies of E. coli emerge simply from the physical interactions of rod shaped cells.

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/oscillator/2013/06/09/fractal-bacteria/

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/lab-rat/2013/06/09/the-fractal-patterns-of-bacterial-colonies/

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