Tag: fungi

How the food you eat affects your gut – Shilpa Ravella

Trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi live on or inside of us, and maintaining a good, balanced relationship with them is to our advantage. Together, they form the gut microbiome, a rich ecosystem that performs a variety of functions in our bodies. The bacteria in our guts can break down food the body can’t digest,…


6 ways mushrooms can save the world | Paul Stamets

I love a challenge, and saving the Earth is probably a good one. We all know the Earth is in trouble. We have now entered in the 6X, the sixth major extinction on this planet. I often wondered, if there was a United Organization of Organisms — otherwise known as “Uh-Oh” — (Laughter) — and…


More than bread and beer: The National Collection of Yeast Cultures HD

Ok, so this is where we store our yeast. Forgive the background noise but in here there is a lot of machinery to keep the yeast and the machinery in here cool. So this is our liquid nitrogen storage facility. There is about 200 litres of liquid nitrogen in there and it holds the yeast…


Prokaryotic vs Eukaryotic: The Differences | Biology for All | FuseSchool

In this video, we are going to have a look at the similarities and differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. All cells are either prokaryotic or eukaryotic. Organisms with prokaryotic cells are called prokaryotes. And organisms with eukaryotic cells are eukaryotes. Bacteria and archaea are prokaryotes. Whereas plants, animals, fungi and all other organisms are…