I aspire to be intelligent with moments of genius.
So far, I have managed awkward with moments of competence.
Current Tiny Thing. Next Big Thing.
This TED talk is about how bacteria "talk" to each other. More accurately, it about how they sense when there is a critical mass of bacteria and then act in concert. When the bacteria is virulent, this means you get sick. Solution: Block the sensors, stop the behavior. Amazing.