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Mon, 7th Sep 2015

Students get swabbing for bacteria

Lucy Robinson and Dr Anne Jungblut, Natural History Museum, London

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The Microverse project launched recently at 130 colleges and schools across the UK. Recruited by the Natural History Museum, London, participanting A-Level biology students swabbing a buildingwere shown how to swab their local buildings to discover which micro-organisms live on what buildings. Project manager Lucy Robinson hopes the data will be academically rigorous and publishable, as she explained to Graihagh Jackson...

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