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Microbial Biodiversity of Cell Phones and Shoes

Published February 24, 2012 at 4:05 am - 7 Comments

The results are in! So, what lives on reporters’ cell phones and shoes, you ask? As, you can see from the graph at left, quite a lot! Each vertical bar is one shoe or cell phone, and each color represents a different species of bacteria. The larger the colored block, the more prevalent the species. […] IWEBIX Webdesign

The Home Microbiome Study

Published February 24, 2012 at 2:58 am - 2 Comments

Most of us are aware of the bacteria on the surfaces we come in contact with. The doorknob for the bathroom, coins and paper currency in our pockets, handrails in subway cars, computer keyboards and mice at the library… the list of built environments on which microbes thrive is nearly endless. In our preoccupation with […]

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