If only one in ten cells in the body is human, then what are we? Paul Evans investigates.
How the microbes in us set us on a path of health or chronic disease.
In “Show Us Your Instrument”, Dr Glen Gibson, from Reading University, shows us Robogut.
Could our microbiome have an influence on our mood and behaviour?
In a new series, Geoff Watts investigates the bacteria flourishing on our bodies.
Dan Saladino asks if hunter gatherers the Hadza tribe hold the key to our future health.
The first antibiotic, penicillin, appeared to be a miracle medicine.
James Gallagher explores how our second genome is driving our metabolism and health.
Melvyn Bragg discusses the history of microbiology, the study of microscopic life.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the discovery of penicillin.
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