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How armies of stabbing bacteria could transform healthcare

Bacteria fighting each other could be instrumental in curing infections. Image: REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

Ben Brumfield

‎Senior Science Writer , Georgia Institute of Technology

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Competing strains of cholera are stained red and blue respectively to tell them apart, then mixed together thoroughly to appear as purple. They duel each other using poisonous harpoons and separate into blue and red colonies. Image: The Conversation

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