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Millennium- old poop reveals the surprising diversity of our ancestors’ microbiomes
The world’s most diverse group of bacteria lives inside your mouth
This WWII shipwreck hosts an underwater kingdom of bacteria
This photo confirms that your tongue is basically a microbe party
Some viruses can actually protect our health
Every work of art has its own microbiome. Most could use a probiotic.
This new device could teach us how the crud in our air affects our health
Mouse poop might get humans to Mars
Microbiologists are testing blood-sensing pills in pigs’ bellies
Genetically engineered bacteria—spread by mosquito sex—could spell the end of malaria