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Where might we find life in our solar system? Via skeptvScientific American Space Lab has a countdown for that: Top 5 Places to Look for Alien LifeBonus — the video comes with additional reading material:  

Is There Life on Venus?

Venus May Have Had Continents and Oceans

Was Venus Alive? ‘The Signs Are Probably There’

Tiny Saturn Moon ID’d As Good Candidate For Alien Life

Planet Profile for Titan

The Europa Report: A Report

Mars vs. Europa: Are we looking in the wrong place for alien life?

Mars Rover Finds Evidence of Ancient Habitability

Next Mars Rover Will Seek Out Signs of Past Life

Follow this up with Brian Cox's favorite wonder, Saturn’s largest moon: Titan.

Every gut microbe has a job to do. Find out who these millions of different microbes are and what their jobs are within the ecosystem that is you, from the wonderful TEDEd. Full lesson here.

jtotheizzoe:

You Are Your Microbes

Sure, you feel human, but that’s only mostly right. In and on your body, you’re outnumbered by ten times when it comes to microbes. And many of them have essential duties that we just couldn’t do by ourselves. Here’s a trip through your microbial inner universe … what we call the “microbiome”.

A lesson by Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin for TEDEducation.

PreviouslyThe family tree of your microbiome, the “kitten microbiome” and more.

And don’t miss this Radiolab episode all about Guts.