004108a8.jpgI Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed YongEnglish | August 9, 2016 | ISBN: 0062368591, 0062368605 | MOBI, EPUB | 368 pages | 4 MB
A groundbreaking, marvelously informative microbe s-eye view of the world that reveals a radically reconceived picture of life on earth.
For most of human existence, microbes were hidden, visible only through the illnesses they caused. When they finally surfaced in biological studies, they were cast as rogues. Only recently have they immigrated from the neglected fringes of biology to its center. Even today, many people think of microbes as germs to be eradicated, but those that live with us the microbiome are invaluable parts of our lives.
I Contain Multitudes lets us peer into that world for the first time, allowing us to...