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The 500-year microbiology experiment

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

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


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.

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