The Science: What is the human microbiome?
Topic 1- The Science: What is the human microbiome?
After reading and exploring resources here in this forum, find a news (NY Times, Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post, local digital newspapers, etc.) or scientific article about beneficial microbes. The topics can be quite broad such as a microbial role in diabetes, bone strength, liver function, obesity, acne, asthma, depression, ulcers, inflammatory bowel disease, immunity, and pathogen defense. Here are some examples of articles that would appropriate: the connection of sleep and gut microbes or how social contact helps beneficial bacteria spread could be potential articles.
For your response include the following:
- Summarize the article including major conclusions
- Give your analysis of how the information could impact your life or others
- Include the reference with a link
- 250 words APA FORMAT