Sure the Internets are full of all sorts of distractions (Awkward Family Photos, anyone?)
But there are some interesting, thought-provoking gems in there too. Recently, I’ve noticed a number of cool news stories and blog posts relevant to our quest to understand the microbial wild life of our homes (and bodies).
We usually tweet about these sorts of things that catch our eye, but from time to time I’ll take a little space here on the blog to pull together a reading list for y’all.
As Rob Dunn is fond of saying, “We know so little.” There is so much that remains to be discovered about the diversity of life on Earth, particularly when it comes to microbes: those living on us (the human microbiome) and quite possibly on every surface of the planet (the Earth microbiome).
Here’s a few things about the wide world of microbes that caught my attention this week: