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  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    Think about multicellularity on this Earth. Every living thing originally came from bacteria. So, who do you think made up the rules for how to perform collective behaviors? It had to be the bacteria.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    All these bacteria that coat our skin and live in our intestines, they fend off bad bacteria. They protect us. And you can't even digest your food without the bacteria that are in your gut. They have enzymes and proteins that allow you to metabolize foods you eat.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    Bacteria are single-celled organisms. Bacteria are the model organisms for everything that we know in higher organisms. There are 10 times more bacterial cells in you or on you than human cells.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    It's incorrect to think of bacteria as these asocial, single cells. They are individual cells, but they act in communities, exactly the way people do.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    Most bacteria aren't bad. We breathe and eat and ingest gobs of bacteria every single moment of our lives. Our food is covered in bacteria. And you're breathing in bacteria all the time, and you mostly don't get sick.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    Think of the earth as a living organism that is being attacked by billions of bacteria whose numbers double every forty years. Either the host dies, or the virus dies, or both die.
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist, writer, and mountaineer 1875-1947
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    To the eyes of a god, mankind must appear as a species of bacteria which multiply and become progressively virulent whenever they find themselves in a congenial culture, and whose activity diminishes until they disappear completely as soon as proper measures are taken to sterilize them.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    We've all been sick; we're all afraid of infection. I think the easiest application to help people understand what quorum sensing is and why it's important to study is to tell them that if we could make the bacteria either deaf or mute, we could create new antibiotics.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    What's great about bacteria is you have a surprise every day waiting for you because they're so fast, they grow overnight.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    When antibiotics became industrially produced following World War II, our quality of life and our longevity improved enormously. No one thought bacteria were going to become resistant.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    When antibiotics first came out, nobody could have imagined we'd have the resistance problem we face today. We didn't give bacteria credit for being able to change and adapt so fast.
  • Bonnie Bassler
    Bonnie Bassler
    American molecular biologist
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    You can find bacteria everywhere. They're invisible to us. I've never seen a bacterium, except under a microscope. They're so small, we don't see them, but they are everywhere.
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