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

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