As biologist Scott Turner explains, the appearance is not false but very real, a fact from whose profound implications most scientists veil their eyes.
To see cells in action, he notes a remarkable video, “Neutrophil Chasing Bacteria,” made in 1950s by a researcher at Vanderbilt University.
In this third of three episodes with Stephen Meyer, James Tour draws from questions sent in by listeners to his own podcast.
Bacteria that conduct electricity with cables may be involved in everything from cleansing the oceans and enriching the soil to guarding our own teeth.
Do the authors of the study think this is intelligently designed? They almost say so.