This is an old Ted talks, has anything she’s saying changed? -bacteria protect and read its host and communicate to each other. -bacteria vote. -attack when they have sufficient numbers only. -can count their own siblings. -do not live alone with only one species of its type. -can speak multiple languages. -have a master language for all bacteria. -all share one common 5 atom molecule, which is the language basis. -science wants to shut the bacteria up. To reduce bacteria that release virus. -scientist kills some rats. And makes bacteria. -scientists think bacteria set the rules to life including our own. -bacteria can distinguish identities of individuals of their types. -humans are 99% bacteria. -scientists decide to help bacteria talk to each other better. To fight disease. -something about science being done by 30 year old 'kids'. -she say's thank you and giggles away.