The Bugs that Give Wine Its Flavor
Can sequencing a vineyard’s microbiome make it possible to reverse engineer a fine wine?
5 Films About the Neobiological Revolution to Put in Your Queue
Get inspired by documentaries on food, human performance, and more.
So Should I Eat Apples, or Not?
Two different microbiome tests give me conflicting dietary advice. Only one lets me verify the science behind it.
When a Double-Chocolate Brownie is Better for You Than Quinoa
A $299 microbiome test from DayTwo turns up some counterintuitive dietary advice.
Brain Disorders May Start in the Gut — So Let’s Treat Them There
Dogfish sharks produce a remarkable antibacterial compound that might halt symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
What if Number 2 Makes You Number 1?
Elite athletes have a greater variety of bacteria in their guts than couch potatoes do, raising the prospect of “poop doping.”