The Discovery Files
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An upbeat, entertaining look at the latest advances in science and engineering. Often fun and always fascinating, each episode covers a project funded by NSF -- federally sponsored research, brought to you by you!
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"A Gut Reaction" -- The Discovery Files
To harness bacteria for use in medicine or industry, or just to better understand how they thrive and spread, it's helpful to determine the consistency of their actions over time. That's where the math comes in. Georgia Tech researchers applied to the bacteria existing physics equations developed to precisely describe the interactions of atoms and molecules.