Tag Archives: microbiome

Ed Yong’s Microbiome book now videos!

My favorite popular science book of the year, I CONTAIN MULTITUDES by British science communicator Ed Yong (my review here), is now being adapted into a series of YouTube videos. This book is all about the microbiome–microorganisms that live in … Continue reading

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Ebola: The end of the world as we know it? I hope so.

Like a thunderstorm awakening sleepers on a gentle┬ásummer night, Ebola is rousing America. It’s about time. For most Americans, the idea of a person dying from an infection seems almost quaint, like getting scurvy or freezing to death on Donner … Continue reading

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New release book review: AMOEBA IN THE ROOM by Nicholas P. Money

ScienceThrillers.com book review of Amoeba in the Room by Nicholas P. Money Publication date:┬áMarch 23, 2014 Category: Microbiology nonfiction, popular science (or at least, not textbook microbiology) Tech rating (out of 5): Summary (from the publisher): A cup of seawater … Continue reading

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