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Conditions affecting bacterial growth. (Junior Division).

Bacteria are everywhere, out-numbering all other forms of life. The first organisms on earth were much like the bacteria today. Among the biological world, they have the widest range of habitats. There is more bacteria in the human mouth than all the people that have ever lived. Bacteria live on human beings and everything that they touch. People gather millions of bacteria every second of the day. They can cause disease, but they also have many positive effects. Bacteria can help us prepare food, chemicals, and medicines. This project explores some of the places where bacteria may grow and looks at growth dynamics given certain environments. This study is useful in illustrating bacterial growth, suggesting potential cleaning and general sanitation solutions and

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Lindsay H Wright, Vail Mountain School.
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Author:Wright, Lindsay H
Publication:Journal of the Colorado-Wyoming Academy of Science
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1U8WY
Date:Apr 1, 2002
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