Author Bryn Nelson wrote an entire book about the ways that human waste can help humanity. Only some puns included.
Ed Yong’s I Contain Multitudes book lights a rare sort of fire. Prepare for ideas that catch and flame and race.
Should you wash the pacifier, if it falls on the ground, or should you lick it off and give it back to your child?
What happens when an actor has to keep putting on a skull-cap, in order to look bald, over and over?
Richard Sprague keeps samples of his own feces, in the family freezer, so he can send them to a Stanford University laboratory.
Seattle area resident Laura James spends many hours each year piloting an underwater exploration robot beneath Puget Sound waves to count sea stars.
Sometimes the scale of things makes all the difference. My microbes are invisible to my eyes, but increasingly important…
Small pictures of the microbes growing in my own gut, and in my own house, are filling my mind with questions.
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.