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TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Jonathan Eisen - Meet Your Microbes

TED Conferences LLC
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Our bodies are covered in a sea of microbes - both the pathogens that make us sick and the "good" microbes, about which we know less, that might be keeping us healthy. At TEDMED, microbiologist Jonathan Eisen shares what we know, including some surprising ways to put those good microbes to work.
Release Date
2012
Run Time
14 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Contains clinically explicit language
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on April 27, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Jonathan Eisen
Meet Your Microbes
Contents
  • A Microbe-Human Ecosystem (2:58)
  • Sequencing Microbe DNA (1:44)
  • Transfers of Microbes (2:15)
  • Beneficial Microbes (0:35)
  • Germophobia (1:30)
  • Probiotics and Fecal Transplants (1:54)
  • The Microbial Community Organ (1:24)
  • Importance of Further Study (1:36)
  • Credits: TEDTalks: Jonathan Eisen - Meet Your Microbes (0:07)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2012.
Publisher no.
53010 Films Media Group
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Description
1 streaming video file (14 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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