Back Cover: Bacterial Growth and Adaptation in Microdroplet Chemostats (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 34/2013)



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High-throughput evolutionary studies are now possible with the technology introduced by P. Garstecki et al. in their Communication on page 8908 ff.. They demonstrate a microfluidic device for manipulating and monitoring hundreds of bacterial populations at the same time. They also study bacterial adaptation to changing chemical environments and track the evolution of antibiotic resistance.

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