Did you realize that three pounds of microbes that we carry around in our bodies may be MORE IMPORTANT than all of our genes in our genome? Watch this fascinating talk by human microbe pioneer Rob Knight… and find out WHY
Microbiome has become such an important area over the past few years that microbiologists have started studying the microbiome of communities. Specifically, by studying the stool samples from the sewage systems of 71 U.S. cities, they discovered that each city had a "unique signature," which helped them to learn more about the health of the different areas. Learn more, here.