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Mick Lorusso

Together We Make Light: The Light of Microbial Schöppingen

0ef86ba12b99c2bf1e5a9747196da74d1328660048 Microbial Schöppingen, a model based on Schöppingen in the year 1600, acts as a parallel town where communities of bacteria, one of the most ancient life-forms on earth, inhabit Plexiglas houses where they work together to create light.

Bacterial communities are diverse, much like human communities, and each type of bacteria can perform a number of different functions within their society. In Microbial Schöppingen, certain bacteria will make an electrical current as they break carbohydrates down into smaller molecules, namel...

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