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Why is all this microbiome stuff happening now?

Why is all this microbiome stuff happening now?

Advances in science now allow us to “see” DNA and we can now study ecosystems that were previously too small to study. The Polymerase Chain Reaction, discovered by Kerry Mullis in 1983 allows us to identify microbes by deciphering their DNA. Over the last few years,...
What are microbes and probiotics?

What are microbes and probiotics?

All single celled organisms are microbes, this includes viruses. A microbiome is the sum of all the single celled organisms living in and on a body. All living things have a unique microbiome. The extent of your microbiome is vast – for every human cell in your body...
What is the perfect skin microbiome?

What is the perfect skin microbiome?

This is a really tough question. The skin is now viewed as an ecosystem … so how would you answer the question: What is the perfect ecosystem? Is it a rainforest? Which type of rainforest? Or is it a coral reef or a savannah? Think of these ecosystems as the earth’s...