3-D printing builds bacterial metropolises

Technique may help researchers study antibiotic resistance

CAGED IN  Colonies of bacteria (green) nestle inside 3-D printed gelatin shells (red) in this computer-assisted 3-D microscopy image. Researchers can use 3-D printing to simulate social interactions between microorganisms.

J.L. CONNELL ET AL/ PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 2013

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