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Archive for the month “October, 2016”

Containing Our ‘Multitudes’ and Negotiating Gastrointestinal Health in the Modern World

‘Even when we are alone, we are never alone,’ writes award-winning science writer, Ed Yong, in his new book I Contain Multitudes. ‘We exist,’ he argues, ‘in symbiosis […] every one of us is a zoo in our own right—a colony enclosed within a single body. A multi-species collective. An entire world.’⁠1 His new book […]

via Containing Our ‘Multitudes’ and Negotiating Gastrointestinal Health in the Modern World — Diseases of Modern Life

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