from top - bottom oli lacey @ request, kacey carrig @ ford, borys starosz @ dna, aidan tourani @ new york models, leo eller @ soul, patrick o’donnell @ ford, henry barnacle @ new york models, gordon bothe @ dna, vladimir ivanov @ vny, and huw mitchell @ fusion
from top - bottom JAN AEBERHARD @ new york models, LUCA JAMAL @ soul, ANDREAS ARAPIS @ dna, NATE HILL @ new york models, CARSON ALDRIDGE @ soul, JESSE SHEPHERD @ fusion, GIOVE TAIOLI @ soul, JAKE LAHRMAN @ request, STEFAN POLLMANN @ wilhelmina, and FELIKS KARPACHUK @ dna
Think expedition to the rain forest, but one where you’ll need a MetroCard to get around. The microbial life of the New York subways turns out to be as rich, odd and confounding as the city itself. A team of scientists and student volunteers spent 18 months collecting DNA from 466 stations in the New York City subway system. They found some pretty interesting (and previously unknown!) things.