In 1933, Paul De Kruif published a book called Men Against Death, which told of heroes of medicine who spent their lives battling infectious disease. An inspirational title, except for a small omission. One of the book’s central heroes fighting death wasn’t a man but a pioneering woman.
The Society for General Microbiology is an organization for scientists who work in all areas of microbiology. It is the largest learned microbiological society in Europe. The Society promotes the understanding of microbiology to a diverse range of stakeholders..
The idea that microscopic flora living inside our bodies can directly manipulate our behavior and personality is perhaps surprising. It’s also exactly what a growing number of scientists is suggesting. And it’s absolutely terrifying.
A Planet of Viruses | There are 100 trillion microbes that live in your body. Do you own them? Do they deserve the same protections as your own genes and cells? If someone geneticall
Deadliest Pandemics in History is a cool collaboration between GOOD magazine and Column Five Media. From the Black Death to the measles, rapidly spreading diseases have taken a toll on humanity for centuries. Here’s a look at the biggest and deadliest pandemics ever.
E. coli is a gut bacteria. There are E. coli living in your intestines right now. The good news is that those strains aren't dangerous. Instead, when people get sick from E. coli, it's usually the work of strains that live in the guts of animals, especially cows.