It’s the internet of bacteria.
People across the US are sending in samples from their showers, for science.
Like “Europa Report,” but real life.
Scientists looked at San Diego, Flagstaff, and Toronto.
Deep-ocean microbes could help us look for life on other planets.
Scientists crowdsourced microbial samples from thousands of volunteers, and sent 48 of them to space.
Everything from the microbes in our bodies to the way our food is cooked can affect the number of calories we actually consume.
Your afterlife as a "disturbance habitat."
That’s one small step for a microbe, one giant leap for microbe-kind.
Some trawl the ocean for fish, but marine bioprospectors trawl for microbes.