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Inside the fascinating (and delicious!) science of sourdough bread

What makes a baker’s hands different from anyone else’s hands? And how does flour, water, bacteria and wild yeast from the air result in something as delicious and as unique as a loaf of sourdough? Biologist Rob Dunn wanted to find out.
Posted Dec 2018

A major cause of obesity may be hiding in your gut

One day, you might be able to eat microbes -- yes, microbes -- to help you lose weight.
Posted Jan 2018

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 microbes.
Posted Jan 2017
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