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Can We Encourage Healthy and Happy Microbial Environments in the Design of Buildings?

by Savitha C Muppala on  March 28, 2013 at 12:00 AM Environmental Health   - G J E 4
Jessica Green, an engineer and ecologist at the University of Oregon and the Santa Fe Institute is keenly interested in studying the nature of microorganisms around a hospital and the influence of the design of the building which can either encourage or inhibit the formation of a healthy environment.
 Can We Encourage Healthy and Happy Microbial Environments in the Design of Buildings?
Can We Encourage Healthy and Happy Microbial Environments in the Design of Buildings?
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Jessica Green was on a journey of finding out if building designs and ventilation systems can be created in such a way as to encourage healthy and happy microbial environments.

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Jessica Green said that microbes have a significant role to play in every aspect of our lives. They help build ecosystems, have a role to play in climate change, and have a bearing on human health.

In a recent address, she spoke of the importance of designing buildings in such a way that it helps promote overall health.



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