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Microbiologist Dale Kaiser of Stanford University in California and Mark Alber at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana say that groups of myxobacteria change direction at regular intervals in search of food, heading back in the direction of the bacterial colony from which they came before returning to their original course.
We're examining organisms like Myxobacteria flavescens, M.
He points out several cases of independent evolutionary development that generate nearly identical results--for example, reproduction methods in myxobacteria and slime molds, the development of keratinous beaks in birds, and the emergence of complex animal phyla at the base of the Cambrian period.
Moreover, they calculate, the thrust from just 50 nozzles is sufficient to move both cyanobacteria and myxobacteria at their observed gliding speeds.