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Microbes, the gut, and Autism Spectrum Disorder

During the past few days, we looked at autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from different perspectives and neuroscientific fields. We saw how changes in your genome can result to ASD. 1,324 more words

Behavioural Neuroscience

Snow is now safe to eat


Many of you must have seen snow and I am sure you must have played with it enjoying chilly weather.

Snow which was considered earlier unfit to eat is now safe if it is half day old as per Romanian university which published results of 2017 experiments done so far.

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If You're Not Elite, Then Your Cheese Won't Be Sweet

Cheese is a living food. No, I don’t mean that cheese is capable of rising up off the plate and dancing the mambo. And if your cheese is dancing the mambo, then you may want to consider cutting back on the wine you’re drinking with it. 482 more words

Toxin-Producing Bacteria

Our skin is covered with bacteria as part of our normal skin microbiome and typically serves as a barrier that protects us from infection and inflammation. 268 more words


Learning Points from Anne Madden's TED Talk on "Meet the Microscopic Life in Your Home - and on Your Face"

Does the idea of having loads of microorganisms living on you on your skin, and within your body, irk you? Brace yourself for a wild ride, because they might be the potential solutions to our world’s problems, so says Anne Madden, a microbiologist.

TED Talk

How to confirm that a microbe could grow in minimal salts medium?

Growth in a minimal salts medium signifies that a microbe has a competitive advantage over other microbial species for nutrients and, more importantly, environmental habitats. But, how should one confirm that a microbe could grow in minimal salts medium? 212 more words



My love for you
is like the billions of microorganisms
living in your eyes
but I can’t say why
as I really didn’t think
this simile through