Abstracted shapes “as living creatures – each given locomotion by the possibilities and restrictions inherent in it’s own physical form - the objects ‘finding their own way’ both despite & because of their own physical properties & limitations.“ The Wool Parade was created by Studio AKA for the Danish textile company Kvadrat.
Related watching: plankton.
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.
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.
Previously: The family tree of your microbiome, the “kitten microbiome” and more.
And don’t miss this Radiolab episode all about Guts.