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What Keeps Bacteria in the "Goldilocks Zone"?

News   Oct 07, 2020 | Original story from Rice University

 
What Keeps Bacteria in the "Goldilocks Zone"?

A simple theoretical model by Rice University scientists seeks to explain why bacteria remain roughly the same size and shape. The model shows the random processes of growth and division are linked, essentially canceling each other out. Credit: Kolomeisky Research Group/Rice University.

 
 
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