Tag: microbes

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,…


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…