Intimate Strangers: Unseen Life on Earth - Creators of the Future DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC023102
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 55
Copyright: 1999

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Marc Record

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Investigates ways scientists are harnessing the power of microbes to clean up the environment and prevent disease. Beginning with the creation of penicillin, the program reviews the history of antibiotics and the growing threat of antibiotic resistance. Researchers discuss environmental troubles that guide them to employ the natural processes of microbes to reduce pollution, clean up contaminated areas, and create more resilient crops through genetic engineering.