Digging Into the Hidden World of the Microbiome

5 Sep 2018

by GMFH Editing Team

The following video by Piled Higher and Deeper and biologist Elaine Hsiao invites you to travel through the hidden world of the gut microbiome, where more than 1,000 different types of bacteria and many microorganisms live.

We have already explained that the bacteria that inhabit the digestive tract – the gut microbiota – carry out key functions in terms of people’s health. Among these tasks, this “organ” (as described by some scientists) plays an essential role

For a large portion of society it is still unknown that a whole universe of life forms is active within our intestines, receiving the name of gut microbiota, a vital organ that is receiving the attention of the world's most qualified experts.