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Your Microbiome and Your Brain

Your Microbiome and Your Brain

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 20, 2019

There are trillions of microbes inside you right now, living out their tiny little lives. They’re a whole complicated community, called your microbiome. Scientists are starting to realize that your microbiome plays a big role in your overall health, and that’s changing the way that doctors treat all kinds of conditions, from prescribing antibiotics to […]

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

The internet connects more than half of the world’s population through an invisible web of servers, computers, and devices. It has changed our lives in countless ways by allowing otherwise separated people to interact and by providing access to vast amounts of information. But humans aren’t the only organisms on the planet with an invisible […]