Wednesday, January 27, 2016

BCB Graduate Featured on Science Friday 

BCB Graduate, Roxana Hickey talks about her research in a YouTube segment with Science Friday, a group which produces short videos about science and technology. 

"Humans actually spend up to 90% of their lives indoors, and so the fact that we're being constantly exposed to that environment is a good reason to study what kinds of things we're contributing and picking up from that environment,” said Hickey.

By looking at the cloud of bacteria that surrounds each person, researchers at the Biology and the Built Environment Center at the University of Oregon hope to detect and catalog bacteria that are unique to each person

See the full video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_ib7Z4bmrg&feature=share

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