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If Our Bodies Could Talk

Your Probiotics Aren't Doing Anything (Yet)

May 26, 2016 | 58 videos
Video by The Atlantic

In this episode of If Our Bodies Could Talkpart two in a miniseries on microbes and health—senior editor James Hamblin explores a Silicon Valley microbiology startup that hopes to use bacteria to make the medicines of the future. For now, though, the answers are in our food.

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Authors: James Hamblin, Nicolas Pollock

About This Series

Off-beat perspectives on health topics from Dr. James Hamblin.