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Starving E. coli, serendipitous discoveries, and awesome collaborators: a long thread 🧵 on some of our latest work with @handuo_s and KC Huang @StanfordBioE 1/19…
To help understand the relationship between the environment & cell growth, PD Corey Westfall & undergraduates Jesse Kao, Montana Sievert, & Jeremy Moore plucked E. coli from cozy carbon rich medium, rinsed, rinsed, rinsed & resuspended in minimal salts. And got a surprise... 2/19 Image
E. coli SHRANK! 3/19 Image
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With #Covid19 as the ultimate catalyst, the push is on to implement the financialization of nature.

The Natural Capital Coalition is made up of approx. 300 orgs/corps while working w/ thousands. Partners include #CocaCola, #Shell, #Walmart.

Those with money will own #nature.
Those w/ $ will own #nature.

The very corporations that have brought us to the precipice of #ecological #collapse - will now be appointed as the new stewards of nature. This has been dubbed (#XR Business - Elkington/Volans) as the new biosphere economy.

Let's take a look at how #Covid19 has been successfully leveraged (both fear & distraction) in order to aid the largest transformation of the global economic system in modern history. Assigning monetary value to nature ("natural capital") will replace #GDP.

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