Microorganisms: How to spot and avoid the ones that cause disease

In some ways, the microorganisms are a bit like a micro-disease.We’re just trying to be smart.So the way we think about them is: They’re like the micro-organisms that infect people.They’re the ones we see and smell and touch.But we can’t know them by their appearance.We can’t tell them if they have a certain DNA signature.So to make sense of them, […]

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When to eat your food with your fingers? What you should know

On the left is a picture of the bacterium, Neisseria meningitidis.The bacterium produces a compound called Lactobacillus casei, which is a type of probiotic that can help people who have diarrhea.On the right is the bacteria, Neusseria menringitidis, which produces a chemical called L-lysine, which aids in the production of sugar in the gut.When you eat your foods with your […]

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Microbiome is a microbial soup, but what does it mean?

In this week’s National Geographic, biologist Michael D. Moo describes a recent study in which he used a microscope to investigate how microbial communities within the human gut are responding to changes in diet.“Our work suggests that the human microbiome may be changing over time, and this can have a profound impact on our health,” he says.Moom is a professor […]

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