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    Wondering what kind of bacteria could be found in a subway, in 2013 physiology professor Christopher Mason collected samples from all subway stat… Read More
    Wondering what kind of bacteria could be found in a subway, in 2013 physiology professor Christopher Mason collected samples from all subway stations in New York with the aim of creating a molecular map of the city. All samples were then geolocated and analysed, giving back more than 656 species of bacterias. The artwork below shows the microbial map of New York's subway from all bacterias found on the line 1. Read Less
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Wired UK / Swab the subway
Information visualisation published on Wired UK  / Issue: January-February 2017 
and Wired Germany / March 2017

Wondering what kind of bacteria could be found in the subway, during an 18 month project started in 2013 physiology professor Christopher Mason collected samples from all subway stations in New York with the aim of creating a molecular map of the city. All samples were geolocated and analysed and more than 656 species of bacterias were identified. The visualisation shows the microbial map of New York's subway from all bacterias found on the line 1.