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  • A detailed look at the microorganisms that colonize, and degrade, a 400-year-old painting

    Mercredi, 05 décembre 2018 14:27:13 De: Sciencedaily Dernière modification: Vendredi, 14 décembre, 2018 - 20:53

    What's a feast for the human eye may be a literal feast for microorganisms that colonize works of art, according to a new study. The researchers characterized the microbial community on a 17th century painting and showed that while some microbes destroy such works of art, others might be employed to protect them.