Getting Wrinkly Spreaders to demonstrate evolution in schools

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    Understanding evolution is crucial to modern biology,but most teachers would assume that practical demonstrations of evolution in school laboratories are unfeasible. However, perhaps they have not heard of ‘evolution in a test tube’ and how Wrinkly Spreaders can form the basis for both practical demonstrations of bacterial evolution and further work.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)301-303
    Number of pages3
    JournalTrends in Microbiology
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2014


    • Education
    • Experimental evolution
    • Microbiology
    • Microcosms


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