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The Necrobiome

The Importance of the Necrobiome

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11.20 24 Oct 2021


The Necrobiome



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11.20 24 Oct 2021


Now, when we hike through the forest, fields, and mountains of Ireland, they may sometimes seem like landscapes that have remained unchanged for centuries - but for many reasons that’s not true.

For one thing, there are a lot fewer corpses lying around....which may not be such a good thing.

Dr. Eric Benbow, a Forensic Entomologist and Microbial Ecologist from the Department of Entomology at Michigan State University joined Jonathan to discuss the importance of the 'Necrobiome'.

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