Bacteria

Watch TED Talks and find articles about bacteria -- how they communicate, how they interact with us, and how they grow.

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The fabulous life of germs

7 talks • 1h 34m
Germs -- they get around. Learn what their travels and overall existence can teach us about not just ourselves, but the past, present and future of humanity.

Exclusive articles about Bacteria

For healthier buildings, just add bacteria?

Just like a human being, a house or office has its own microbiome, with good and bad microorganisms. One researcher has a targeted idea: to customize our spaces with the right m...

Can your biome make you fat?

Is there a correlation between your biome and your BMI? In her new book, Why Diets Make Us Fat, neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt sheds light on this tangled, cryptic relationship. T...