What makes a baker’s hands different from anyone else’s hands? And how does flour, water, bacteria and wild yeast from the air result in something as delicious and as unique as a loaf of sourdough? Biologist Rob Dunn wanted to find out.
One day, you might be able to eat microbes — yes, microbes — to help you lose weight.
This freshly drawn Tree of Life contains a new branch full of microbes — which appear to dominate Earth’s biodiversity. How did we miss that? TED Fellow Hélène Morlon explains.
Cave explorer Francesco Sauro shares astonishing images from a trip into what might just be the oldest caves in the world … carved into the quartzite Tepui mountains of Venezuela.