All posts tagged microbiome

Shock and Awe – Part 1

In 1676, a Dutch cloth merchant and lens maker sent the Royal Society in London drawings of fantastical creatures he’d observed while peering into drops of water with his home-made microscope.

The Society promptly ridiculed and dismissed the amateur scientist.

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Going With Your Gut

It’s common knowledge that our skin is our largest organ.

The average adult carries about 8 pounds (3.6 kilograms) and 22 square feet (2 square meters) of it.

But that’s not even close to the whole story.

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Shock and Awe – Part 2

This post could easily have been titled “My Beef With Modern Science.”

You’ll see why in a minute.

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