[MH030] How many species of microoganisms are there?

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[MH030] How many species of microoganisms are there?
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The uncertainty is high: The definition of a microbial species, and the difficulty of culturing them contributes to making the estimate on the total number of microbial species difficult. References: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3160642/ https://www.nature.com/articles/nrmicro2644

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[MH029] OCD: Fear of contamination

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[MH029] OCD: Fear of contamination
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[MH027] Can you identify parasites with a microscope?

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[MH027] Can you identify parasites with a microscope?
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If you do not know which parasite to look for, then it can be difficult to identify them. Some parasites can be diagnosed entirely by looking at the symptoms, and a microscopic analysis is not necessary.

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[MH026] Why living things have they name that they have

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[MH026] Why living things have they name that they have
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In this episode, I will explain the naming of organisms. A basic understanding of this can prove to be quite useful also for the identification of microorganisms under the microscope.

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[MH016] What is Life?

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[MH016] What is Life?
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[MH015] Why are there different cells in one organism?

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[MH015] Why are there different cells in one organism?
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