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How bacteria "talk" - Bonnie Bassler

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Bonnie Bassler discovered that bacteria "talk" to each other, using a chemical language that lets them coordinate defense and mount attacks. The find has stunning implications for medicine, industry -- and our understanding of ourselves.

During Bassler's research, it was discovered that a bacterium called Vibrio fischeri living in the Hawaiian Bobtail Squid had a special property to make light during what times?

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