Metagenomic Data Visualization
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.
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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.