Why Calories Count//The Goldlab Symposium

This show broadcast on the KGNU Science Show.  To hear the interviews, LISTEN to this show. SUMMARY:  Why Calories Count (start time 7:10). More than a billion people in the world suffer from too few of them. About the same number suffer from too many. We’re talking about calories. They’re vital to human health, indeed our … Read more

Fermicutes – Make you Fat?

If you think the microbial world ends with yeast, or e-coli, it’s time to meet the bacterodites and the fermicutes. These are huge families of microbes that are next to impossible to culture in a lab. Thanks to super-fast gene “typing” methods, today we know that these bacteria can live in huge quantities in our … Read more