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Shapely Bacteria: Slender Cells with Lovely Curves

Special | 1h 12m 3s Video has closed captioning.

Doug Weibel, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, UW-Madison Learn about bacteria cell shape, why it's important, and the technique for controlling it as Doug Weibel lectures about his passions: biology, chemistry, and physics. He gives a brief background before getting into the research he has done and the techniques used to control the movements and shapes of bacteria.

Aired: 01/23/08

Rating: TV-G

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