Intro to Microbial Week by Christina Kellogg

Face it. This is a microbial world and they just let us live here. Beer, wine, cheese, bread, and Penicillin are not just the components of a hot date, but everyday examples of microbiology in action. Aerosol bacteria may even be responsible for the weather.

Deep corals of Washington State

It stands to reason that a place blessed with the mountains, beaches, and emerald forests along the Olympic Coast of Washington State in Pacific Northwest should be equally beautiful, productive, rich, and wonderful on the continental break just offshore- 200m or 300m below the tideline.