The 500-year microbiology experiment

Charles Cockell*, Toby Samuels, Marisa Mayer, Ellen Sirks, Indiarose Friswel, Ralf Moeller, Katja Nagler, Marina Raguse, Andrea Schröder, Thomas Berger, Petra Rettberg

*Corresponding author for this work

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If we could fast forward to 2514 and look at samples of microbes from 2014, what changes may have taken place in those organisms - affecting their viability or their DNA? The 500-year Microbiology Experiment team are giving future generations the opportunity to find out.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-96
Number of pages2
JournalMicrobiology Today
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2014


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