Day: October 18, 2019

Newly discovered microbes band together, ‘flip out’

Researchers collect water samples containing choanoflagellates from a splash pool, filled by ocean spray, on the island of Curaçao. Credit: Nicole King/UC Berkeley/HHMI When researchers in Nicole King’s lab looked through a microscope at the strange organisms they had collected in Curaçao, they saw sheets of cells clustered together in a pattern that resembled skin.…