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Metagenomic Data Visualization, 2016

It was designed by Stamen Design and Eric Rodenbeck. It is dated 2016. Its medium is videos (2), data visualization. It is a part of the department.

These visualizations are produced by software designed for studying microbiomes through metagenomics, a method that identifies every organism in an environment at the time a sample is taken. DNA sequences of organisms found in an infant’s gut are displayed in different ways. A color-coded bar chart shows which genes are most expressive. A parallel coordinates graph facilitates comparisons of different taxonomic variables.

It is credited Courtesy Banfield Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley and Stamen Design.

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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