• Question: Have you ever dissected a bacteria? :)

    Asked by anon-250144 to Xiaohan on 12 Mar 2020.
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      Xiaohan Li answered on 12 Mar 2020:

      Haha, I wish I had! Bacteria are such tiny organisms and it’s so hard for us to really dissect it to look inside. However, we now have lots of lovely tools, like electron microscopy and tomography. We would be able to look inside a bacteria and see what it is like!