#spacemicrobes (Project MERCCURI) on the Today Show again

The Today Show did a follow up piece after we identified a couple of bacteria collected on their set, one of which will go up to the International Space Station in February (see the first piece here).

I tried to craft the message here that microbes are everywhere and most of them are harmless or good but the translation from scientist to producer to show host mangled some of that.  :)


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David Coil

David Coil is a Project Scientist in the lab of Jonathan Eisen at UC Davis. David works at the intersection between research, education, and outreach in the areas of the microbiology of the built environment, microbial ecology, and bacterial genomics. Twitter