Dueling Bacteria: Dr. Seuss's Horton the Elephant Was Right About Itsy Bitsy Worlds

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Dueling Bacteria: Dr. Seuss's Horton the Elephant Was Right About Itsy Bitsy Worlds

A kid fascinated by Horton the Elephant -- a Dr. Seuss children's book character who gushed about a microscopic world -- grew up to become a Georgia Tech microbiologist. Now Brian Hammer shares the excitement he observes under microscopes: For example, cholera bacteria wage war on their enemies by stabbing and poisoning them.

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College of Sciences, News Room, Research Horizons

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Research, Life Sciences and Biology, Physics and Physical Sciences
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Brian Hammer, microbiologist, cholera, Vibrio cholerae, Horton the Elephant, Dr. Seuss
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Created On: Feb 6, 2017 - 5:18pm
  • Last Updated: Feb 6, 2017 - 5:26pm