Mapping Bacteria in NY subways by Martin Burch, Chris Canipe, Madeline Farbman, Rachel Feierman, Robert Lee Hotz

Every day, New York City’s 5.5 million commuters seed the city subways with bacteria from the food they eat, the pets or plants they keep, and their shoes, sneezes and unwashed hands. No two subway stations were exactly the same, and the research continues. Here are details on a few of the bacteria found.