It doesn't turn into a bat, but it can suck the life out of other organisms. In a new paper in BMC Genomics researchers published the sequence of the predatory bacterium Micavibrio aeruginosavorus, which they say could be used to develop a powerful antibiotic, reports Douglas Main at the 80beats blog.

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