Posted by: grokscience | June 12, 2013

Sink Mystery

mcleanjThey surround us. They live in us. They are bacteria. Some cause diseases, others produce cheese. Yet, the majority of bacteria on our planet have not been identified. On this program, Jeffrey McLean discusses the genomic sequencing of this dark matter of life.

Cracking cheeseGromit! … 😉




  1. Sir,
    The dark matter of life, by far the most catchy caption I came across on science pages captured my attention. But, what could be the implications of such a discovery?
    Interested to learn more about the discovery.

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