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A Florida airport recently had to close its main runway to repaint directional signs, due to the changing location of magnetic north. We'll talk about the planet's magnetic field.
In A Planet of Viruses, Zimmer writes of viruses that cause cancer and others that cure disease.
Researchers are studying our moon's effects on the Earth to guide their search for habitable worlds elsewhere.
From barely-alive to bits of a biocomputer, a look at two different microbes and their unusual stories.
A new book looks at the mucus-filled world of some of the oceans’ oddest inhabitants.
Researchers say artificial sweeteners may alter the microbiome and the body’s ab...
Scientists are uncovering the importance of the plant microbiome for fighting of...
We'll learn about new studies that take a census of just what lives inside your ...
The microbes in your gut may help determine if you are thin or obese.
Sinuses, too, are healthier when populated by a diverse colony of bugs.
Researchers discuss how the microbiome might play a role in anxiety, depression, and autism.