An experiment conducted by HudsonAlpha and collaborators was featured last week on

The study revealed why bacteria behave differently in the microgravity environment of space. Results were published online Nov. 2 in PLOS ONE.

What scientists found was that genes associated with starvation were “overexpressed” compared to the same e coli on Earth. And the findings aren’t limited to space, researchers said.

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