Ep. 40 - Microbes and the Human Gut

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Find out how bacteria help us digest food, battle disease, and may influence our behavior in Microbes and the Human Gut by Dr. Lisa Sardinia recorded at an event in 2017. Lisa also spoke on High Anxiety: The Gut Microbiota’s Effect on Mental Health at a Science on Tap Online event on May 14, 2020.

Resources mentioned at the end of the talk:

Some of My Best Friends Are Germs by Michael Pollan Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues by Martin Blaser Also, Peep dioramas.

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Thanks to Graham Tully for sound production.

As always, a final thanks to Jonathan Coulton for the use of his song "Mandelbrot Set" as our theme music.

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