Ninecia and Chelsey, two of the founders of Black in Microbiology, join TWiM to discuss the goals of the organization, then we reveal survival of Deinococcus bacteria for 3 years in space, an experiment that addresses the panspermia hypothesis for interplanetary transfer of life.
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- Black in Microbiology
- Deinococcus DNA damage in space (Front Micro)
- Monthly myco-talks (Uni Exeter)
- Letters read on TWiM 228
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