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Biological Farming Seminar: Soil Microbiology

When looking at your field, what do you see? Would you be able to tell me exactly what’s going on – if there’s a problem, if things are going great? 219 more words


The Unseen - The New Yorker

JUNE 20, 2016 ISSUE
By Raffi Khatchadourian

Millions of microbes are yet to be discovered. Will one hold the ultimate cure? 21 more words


The Rise of Personalized Medicine

I am sure we all know someone who has googled their stuffy nose and come back claiming to have cancer. I myself am guilty of this very thing. 258 more words

Microbiome: An overview

The word microbiome is defined as the collection of microbes or microorganisms that inhabit an environment, creating a sort of “mini-ecosystem”. Our human microbiome is made up of communities of symbiotic, commensal and pathogenic bacteria (along with fungi and viruses) all of which call our bodies home. 90 more words

The Importance of Sample Collection

Sample Collection is one aspect of microbiome research that I believe sometimes goes unacknowledged. However, it is imperative that the sample collection techniques used do not create bias or alter the point of collection analysis in any way. 154 more words

Microbes in our guts have been with us for millions of years

By Ann Gibbons

Humans did not evolve alone. Tens of trillions of microbes have followed us on our journey from prehistoric ape, evolving with us along the way, according to a new study. 719 more words