It’s Alive!

Each month we publish a newsletter titled IAQ Website of the Month.  The excerpt below was originally published in the November 2013 newsletter.

You might know that a grain of pollen is bigger than a mold spore, which is bigger than a bacterium, which in turn is bigger than a virus.  But have you ever seen them all side-by-side?

This month’s featured website, “Cells Alive”, includes animations and interactive tools to help you get a better perspective on things too small to see with the naked eye.

The best part of the website is the “How Big?” tool.  Zoom in to see the relative difference in size between a dust mite and a rhinovirus.

Other worthwhile pages on the site include:

To learn more about microbiology, visit this month’s featured website: Cells Alive.

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By Ian Cull

I'm I.A.N. the Indoor Air Nerd. I'm a speaker and consultant on indoor air quality issues. To learn more about me, click "about" at the top of this page.

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