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Anubhav Ghosh

I am pursuing my bachelor's in microbiology from Scottish Church College, Kolkata and the lab at my college is as close as my home is to me. My interest lies in molecular biology and cell signalling, and I want to be a professor when I grow up. I believe that what we see around has a fantastic science story in it. In my free time, I love to watch soccer. Writing for Smore Science gives me the chance to explore my take on explaining the science around me in ways that everyone can grasp.

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How Do Bacteria Become Resistant To Antibiotics?

What causes antibiotic resistance?

After Dr. Alexander Fleming returned from his holidays, he found mold growing in cultures of a bacteria species. He found that the mold was capable of stopping any further growth of the bacteria. Thus began an era of a novel group of medicines called antibiotics. Antibiotics have been used to kill germs and treat diseases …

How Do Bacteria Become Resistant To Antibiotics?

What causes antibiotic resistance?

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Cyanobacteria, the organisms responsible for complex life on earth, bloom in a lake

Photosynthesis in Bacteria

Do bacteria have photosynthesis?

Plants are great cooks! They need sunlight and water, and voilà—they produce “food” from thin air in the form of sugar. Do you know who else in nature are great cooks? Bacteria. How do these minute organisms pull off this amazing feat? Let’s head to the microbial kitchen and unravel their secrets. Table of Contents …

Photosynthesis in Bacteria

Do bacteria have photosynthesis?

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