My bacteria and yours – telling stories

Small pictures of the microbes growing in my own gut, and in my own house, are filling my mind with questions. Why do I have a higher percentage of a bacteria family called Firmicutes than other people? Why did my house have a higher percentage of plant-based material on our door sill than the other … Continue reading My bacteria and yours – telling stories

Sharing my microbial fingerprints

Any day  now, I’m going to get lab results I’ve been waiting months to know. They will tell me something about my deep insides.  These will be maps of  thousands and thousands of microbes that live inside my gut and in my house. But just like some ancient relics pulled from tombs of lost civilizations, … Continue reading Sharing my microbial fingerprints