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When I was little, I was pretty much a bubble child. I was allergic to grass, most pollen and the bougainvillea growing on the side of my house. 784 more words


Bio Logic

Archaea over
the hill
Bacteria germinate
an idea
The Fungi at the end
of the bar
Me thinks he dost
Protista too much
“Yes.” 17 more words


What are some ways to test if you have good gut bacteria?

What constitutes good gut bacteria? What’s their benchmark? We have no clue. Economics of gene sequencing technology means fecal microbiome sequencing costs (1) a fraction of what it did just a few years back. 619 more words


What is the function of bacteria in the human mouth?

Most of the data available so far identifies bacterial species that tend to be associated with healthy versus diseased oral cavities but not much is known about exactly what health-associated ones do apart from keeping out the disease-associated ones. 2,394 more words


How far are we from having our bacteria engineered to reduce obesity?

Refers to: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160827162200.htm

Though we’re still far from knowing enough to precisely engineer human weight loss through gut microbe manipulations, ironically, at least one case study ( 1,736 more words


Life (2017). Film review; 3/5 stars for this busy science fiction horror.

Film review by Jason Day of Life, the sci-fi thriller starring Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal and Rebecca Ferguson 

Science fiction 637 more words