Microbial photography. It’s a thing. Right now, there’s a good chance that you have a sophisticated digital camera in your pocket, in the shape of a smartphone. There’s also a high likelihood that it has a lens on both its front and back surfaces, enabling that extraordinary 21st-century technological breakthrough, the selfie. We’re not sure […]
Bookstores and their bathrooms. One of the most delightful aspects of writing these weekly newsletters is the tips we receive from readers and other members of the uBiome team. Sometimes they take us to the most unexpected places, but today’s tip must surely rank at the very top of unexpected place-ness. One of our team […]
Let’s hear it for everyone in bacterial businesses. On Monday, the United States will pay tribute to American workers by giving many the day off. Labor Day is always the first Monday in September, and this year it falls on September 3rd. Just as you might expect, we at uBiome naturally take our hats off […]
Bacterial life on the 3rd rock from the sun. Imagine for a moment that the sun was the size of a yoga ball. The moon would then be roughly the same diameter as the tiny sphere on the end of a sewing pin. In spite of this 400:1 size differential, for a few minutes yesterday, […]
It’s National Breastfeeding Month. Party like it’s, uh, August. Just as it has been every year since 2011, August is National Breastfeeding Month, brought into being (we were going to say “conceived,” but obviously thought better of it) through a proclamation from the United States Breastfeeding Committee. You’re right, there really is a committee for […]
Are you flushing away a fortune? It’s undeniably true that average weekly grocery bills vary widely from person to person, family to family. But after their journey through your gastrointestinal system (sorry for that image, but there’s worse to come), there’s simply no getting away from the place in which a substantial proportion of your […]
What happens to your microbiome if you eat the diet of the world’s most ancient hunter-gatherers? This week, we dive deep into a two-part BBC radio show, the first episode of which was transmitted just this Monday. The show is a fascinating episode of BBC Radio 4’s long-running Food Programme, entitled Hunting With The Hadza. […]
. In a world cluttered with dating sites, social networks, and matchmakers, navigating the fields of love can seem daunting. Here at uBiome, we aim to simplify things and use metrics that matter to match you with the honey-poo of your dreams! We are proud to announce the new uBiome Com-poop-able dating app! Simply submit […]
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