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Science Middle School

Microbes are Still a Mystery to Scientists and the Diversity of Life

The study of genes is moving toward a new frontier. There is a new field studying the little known field of microorganisms. Microbes run every process on earth. And a human is made up of 90% bacteria, or microorganisms. And yet we know very little about microbes. This public radio story looks closely at the microscopic microbes.

Life Science Genetics Human body DNA Cells

Story Length: 6:15

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Living on Earth

AIR DATE: 03/30/2007

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