I Contain Multitudes
The Microbes Within Us and A Grander View of LifeeBook - 2016
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We like to think of ourselves as individuals but as Ed Yong shows us in this fascinating new overview of microbial life, each of us comprises our own ecosystems. The batcteria inside our bodies outnumbers our own cells. Hence the title, an amusingly literal reading of the Walt Whitman line. Consi... Read More »
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Veteran writer Ed Yong takes us on a journey to understand the significance of the "invisible" small microbes around us, inside us, and perhaps sometimes controlling us. He explains what researchers have learned about the human gut and the microbial life that ebbs and flows within. Well-researched and carefully written to entertain while educating.
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