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Science blog covers longest running evolution experiment

Veritasium, a channel of science and engineering videos featuring experiments, expert interviews, cool demos, and discussions with the public about everything science, visits the lab of Richard Lenski to do a deep dive into the longest running evolution evolution experiment.

Richard Lenski interview by Derek Muller for Veritasium
Veritasium's Derek Muller interviews Rich Lenski.

Lenski is a Hannah professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, integrative biology and plant, soil and microbial sciences.

Veritasium's YouTube channel has over 8 million subscribers and almost a billion views.  The 17-minute video filmed on the MSU campus is an engaging piece of story telling. There's also a clever paper towel sponsorship embedded in the show.

In its first two days of posting, the Lenski show already had garnered some 2.5 million views.

Watch Lenski on Veritasium here