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Podcast: A Planetwide Microbe Survey
18 February 2012 3:34 pm
VANCOUVER, CANADA—How do microbes contribute to the global ecosystem? What would happen if their contributions were lost? And would we be able to tell? Science’s Erik Stokstad spoke with Janet Jansson and Jack Gilbert about the Earth Microbiome Project and their goals for this ambitious undertaking at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (which publishes ScienceNOW).