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What bacteria and viruses live inside us? Witte Museum debuts exhibit on human microbiome

SAN ANTONIO – Ever puzzled what precisely makes up our our bodies and what these parts appears like? On Saturday, the Witte Museum will debut “The Secret World Inside You” which take company on a journey into the microbiome that makes you, you.

The exhibit is organized by the American Museum of Natural History in New York and options larger-than-life fashions, movies, artwork installations and live displays. Interactive shows additionally provide new views about bacteria, viruses and different microbes that live inside our our bodies.

In a press launch, President and CEO of the Witte Museum, Marise McDermott mentioned, “‘The Secret World Inside You’ exhibition is accessible and engaging, even given the complicated information on health.”

The exhibit comes at a time when the world continues to be coping with and studying concerning the coronavirus that has affected thousands and thousands.

“Encountering globally important scientists to provide the latest information on the microbiome will be eye-opening for all,” McDermott mentioned.


A lab that includes accomplice scientists from UTSA, Texas Biomed, University Health in addition to educators from Metro Health and the Witte shall be featured each Saturday. “Saturday’s with a Scientist” will provide an opportunity for guests to satisfy the “major Microbe” and microbiome puppets, Gram-Positive and Gram Negative. The puppets will assist clarify the structure of bacteria and illustrate how vaccines and antibiotics may be efficient.

“The Secret World Inside You” shall be out there for viewing till April of subsequent year. Tickets are $5 plus museum admission.

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