Document Type

Senior Honorable Mention

Award Date

Spring 2013

Course Name

Creative Writing Workshop


Dr. Dan Gleason


Clostridium acetobutylicum is a tricky little bacterium which can eat almost anything with carbohydrates and produce a fuel similar to ethanol. Recently, a researcher inserted its ability to make fuel into E. coli, a much more celebrated bacterium. Imagine how little Clostridium must have felt, having its only unique trait copied by the popular kid.

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