Microbe Zone

Microbes are living organisms that are too small to be seen with the naked eye, a group that includes a range of bacteria, viruses, fungi, and algae among others. They are vital to many aspects of life on Earth and play key roles in many important processes.

This zone will introduce students to people working in modern microbiology research and its implications for society. Understanding the microbiome and how microbes keep us healthy is vital, and students might connect with microbiologists involved in researching new antibiotics, using bacteria to promote crop growth or producing resources in developing countries.

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