How Harvard Medical School Earned 20 Million Video Views in 4 days

There’s something ironic about content on bacteria going viral, but that’s exactly what happened recently on a video we produced at Harvard Medical School. Social Video Cheat Sheets Download In under a week, the video received more than 20 million views; trended on Facebook, YouTube, and Reddit; and had placements on over 50 digital outlets including CNN, Wired, Vox, Gizmo ...Read the full article

The Evolution of Bacteria on a “Mega-Plate” Petri Dish (Kishony Lab)

In a creative stroke inspired by Hollywood wizardry, scientists from the Kishony Lab at HMS and Technion ( have designed a simple way to observe how bacteria move as they become impervious to drugs. The experiments are thought to provide the first large-scale glimpse of the maneuvers of bacteria as they encounter increasingly higher doses of antibiotics and adapt to survive—and thrive—in them. Read the full story at