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It's a bacteria-eat-bacteria world, scientists say. Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus, shown here in false color, attacks common germs six times its size, then devours them from the inside out. Alfred Pasieka/Science Source hide caption

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'Predatory Bacteria' Might Be Enlisted In Defense Against Antibiotic Resistance

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Probiotics For Babies And Kids? New Research Explores Good Bacteria

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