Microbial monsters: algae, Vampirococcus and Halloween

In this video, we explore some creepy microbes just in time for Halloween. Learn how algae can suffocate a pond of all its life, discover the vampire bacterium known as Vampirococcus who literally sucks the life out its victims, and watch out for those sweet Halloween treats that can leave holes in your teeth!

Provided by the American Society for Microbiology

Runtime: 4:03

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