Watch Strange, Glowing Bacteria Harpoon and Swallow DNA to Evolve

By Rafi Letzter, Staff Writer | June 12, 2018 12:42pm ET A bacterium “harpoons” a bit of stray DNA in this first-of-its-kind recording. On the left, you can see the scene without the fluorescent dyes. On the right, you can see the scene with the fluorescent dyes. Credit: Ankur Dalia, Indiana University In an astonishing new video, a bacterium reaches out into space, snatches a piece of DNA and stuffs that DNA into its own […]

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