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I Contain Multitudes

The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life

By Ed Yong
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I Contain Multitudes : The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life by Ed Yong

I Contain Multitudes (2016) peers into the microscopic world of microbes, and offers fascinating insight into the countless ways in which our lives are influenced by them. You’ll find out how ancient microbes helped make the world livable for mankind and how they continue to help all of Earth’s living creatures through remarkable and essential partnerships.

  • Germophobes
  • Health-conscious readers
  • Foodies and science geeks

Ed Yong is a renowned science writer and public speaker whose work has appeared in the pages of the Atlantic, Nature, Scientific American, the New York Times, Wired, and many more. He also edits a blog on the National Geographic website entitled Not Exactly Rocket Science.

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