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Scoping out the trillions of germs that call the healthy human body home.
A new study of the critters that live on the human body find that our skin is home to a much wider variety of bacteria than previously thought.
Changes in the gut alter brain chemistry and behavior in mice, according to a new study.
A study suggests good bacteria in yogurt affect digestion, but not by repopulating the gut’s flora.
Can samples of the bacteria on a person's hands be enough to identify them?
Ira Flatow and guests share science funnies and discover an element of humor (pu...
Researchers have tickled gorillas, bonobos, chimps and humans in an effort to un...
Do 'science' and 'comedy' go together?
Can hearty laughter have some of the same physiological effects as exercise?
Smile, smile, smile. Happiness may be catching.
Author Scott Weems lets us in on the jokes and uncovers the science of humor.