Microbes Are Charming

You know our bodies are more microbial life than they are actual us, right?

Check out artist Benjamin Arthur’s gorgeously rendered imagining of our microbial kingdoms. Who knew our good bacteria could be so adorable and charming? This is another terrific example of good, creative, and memorable science storytelling. It’s so inspiring to me.

[Pic: Benjamin Arthur]

And if you want to court a little more of that probiotic gut bacteria, think about shoveling in some yogurt or try lacto-fermenting something at home. I recommend sauerkraut, because it is delicious.

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