Every animal, whether human, squid, or wasp, is home to millions of bacteria and other microbes. They build our bodies, protect our health, shape our identities, and grant us incredible abilities. Based on his new book, science writer Ed Yong will take us on an eye-opening and critical look at the science of the microbiome and what it means for our lives.
Ed Yong is an award-winning science writer who reports for The Atlantic. His writing has also appeared in National Geographic, the New Yorker, Wired, the New York Times, Nature, New Scientist, Scientific American, and more. You can read his articles here I CONTAIN MULTITUDES (2016) is his first book.

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