Bacteria can survive impacts at incredible speeds

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 19:20 in Biology & Nature

Smashing into a solid wall at 670 miles per hour doesn’t even leave a mark. BYU Chemistry professor Daniel Austin and his graduate students are learning just how hard it can be to kill bacteria. The research group, funded by NASA, is studying high velocity impact of bacterial spores. More specifically, the group is trying […]

Read the whole article on Science Blog

More from Science Blog

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net