Next-generation Conservation

17 October 2016

History comes alive through cultural and historical artifacts, but time and the elements conspire against them – with even surface microorganisms playing a role. In this week’s SciMon video, learn how characterizing microbial diversity can help in conserving or restoring cultural and historical artifacts.

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PMID: 27283019 | Chimienti, et al. (2016):
PMID: 26483760 | Gutarowska, et al. (2015):
PMID: 24860283 | Rajkowska, et al. (2013):
PMID: 25279789 | Piotrowska, et al. (2014):

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