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Before starting to read this article, could you please take a minute to depict a bacterium? Oily capsule? Long and zigzagged flagella? Wired and irregular shape? Yes, indeed, ever since its appearance being observed under the microscope, bacteria have been assimilated as a foe that humans need to combat. But did you know that most bacteria in the world are actually friendly and beneficial to humans? It seems that humans and bacteria have reached a harmonious relationship as bacteria could exist everywhere in the human body: in the gut, on the skin and in the mouth. It sounds disgusting, doesn’t
Hyde Park, London, Summer 1851— Atop the grassy plains stands a quite remarkable structure; a regimented iron skeleton adorned with glass of bewildering grandeur. Catching the sun, the Crystal Palace lords over Knightsbridge. A greenhouse of unimaginable proportions, the building stretches almost 40 metres into the sky, engulfing the tallest trees, and stands upon 90,000 square metres of earth. Within, the forefront of human endeavour in industry and manufacturing is housed. Nation’s flags and canvas awnings add a shock of colour to the engineered interior. Items from all around the modern world are paraded to the tens of thousands of