They are on us, in us, a part of us. Microbes, although invisible to the naked eye, outnumber the cells on our bodies ten to one, we are basically a walking biome of microorganisms. Although only 3% of microbes are actually harmful to humans, we tend to think of them as disease causing pathogens, but these invisible creatures play a crucial role in regulating our health.
Although they are very misunderstood, one thing is clear, microbes are fascinating. Take a look at the following video showing some insight into their mysterious world. Beautiful, brutal, strange. The world of microbes is vastly diverse and nothing like you’ve ever witnessed before.