Say ‘Hello’ to the 100 trillion bacteria that make up your microbiome

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Journal Club

Say ‘Hello’ to the 100 trillion bacteria that make up your microbiome

Thanks Nick Kawa, for bringing Michael Pollan’s extensive article on gut ecology in NY Times Magazine to our attentionThe article summarizes work from a number of labs researching the role of gut ecology on human health, a topic that has become quite popular in the media and scientific literature, particularly in the context of fecal transplants (e.g. NPR, NY Times, The Lancet Infectious Diseases).

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