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Humans and the life forms they host are in it together

You are a walking ecosystem. And you are not alone. Ever. Microbial life teems on, and in, your body. If you’re healthy, these life forms live in harmony with you in a stable and balanced system, where host and guest … Continue reading

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Crop manuring and intensive land management by Europe’s first farmers

The spread of farming from western Asia to Europe had profound long-term social and ecological impacts, but identification of the specific nature of Neolithic land management practices and the dietary contribution of early crops has been problematic. Here, we present … Continue reading

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You Can’t Be Healthy in a Sick Ecosystem

New findings explain how politics, economics, and ecology can help or hurt our bodies. The physician, frustrated by the limitations of science in combating disease, believes that finding answers to the most persistent medical challenges of our time—conditions that now … Continue reading

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