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The experiment could provide evidence of how bacteria develop resistance to drugs used to treat infected astronauts in space.

‘Shape-shifting’ bacteria spotted on International Space Station


By -- Sky News —— Bio and Archives--September 13, 2017

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Bacterial cells treated with a common antibiotic have been spotted changing shape to survive while aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

The way bacteria act in near-zero gravity environments could pose a serious problem for treating astronauts with infections.—More…



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