Amoebae Give Black Death Bacteria a Safe Place to Hide

Outlet: Live Science

Live Science: “The bacteria were not just hanging out, but they were surviving and actually quite happy inside the amoebae, and replicating,” study lead researcher David Markman, a graduate student of biology at Colorado State University, said in a statement. “By contrast, most bacteria get digested by amoebae and are decimated in under an hour.”