nybacteria

Remember that scientist whose lab found 637 known species of bacteria in NYC’s subways? Well, that guy, geneticist Chris Mason, will be strolling around the Lower East Side Sunday spouting what will surely be the most fascinating/gag-inducing spiel one is likely to hear on a walking tour. Not into viruses and fungi? That’s okay — “The Artist and the Scientist: Microbial Maps” is just one of more than 200-plus free walking tours hitting the street this weekend as part of Jane’s Walk.
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