Why bother with the appendix?

... bacteria that live with us. There are 10 trillion of our own cells containing our own DNA in our body. But there are actually a hundred ... them, our bacteria, the appendix acts as a place where our own resident bacteria can hide and stay safe, until after all ...

E.coli bacteria

Where does the bacteria in our gut come from?

... you to learn that we're actually passengers in our own body. If you count the number of bacteria that live on us ...

Baby's feet

QotW: How do c-section babies get their gut microbes?

... that exist in, and on you. It’s an ecosystem in its own right, and issues with a person’s microbiome have been ...