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Writer Annalee Newitz has a plan to help humans survive a planet-wide catastrophic event.
Michael Archer, leader of the ‘Lazarus Project,’ describes early efforts to bring a frog species back from extinction.
Ira talks with author Alan Weisman about what the world might be like if humans were suddenly to disappear from the planet.
Climate, pollution, loss of habitat -- what are the leading causes of modern extinctions?
Researchers examining DNA evidence gathered from soil samples say that the woolly mammoth may have survived for thousands of years longer than the fossil record indicates.
Researchers say artificial sweeteners may alter the microbiome and the body’s ab...
Scientists are uncovering the importance of the plant microbiome for fighting of...
We'll learn about new studies that take a census of just what lives inside your ...
The microbes in your gut may help determine if you are thin or obese.
Sinuses, too, are healthier when populated by a diverse colony of bugs.
Researchers discuss how the microbiome might play a role in anxiety, depression, and autism.