Microbes: tiny little critters

Good, bad, ugly? Microbes, microorganisms, tiny little living critters, like bacteria, mold, and fungi, are all over the place, in conversation, in the news, living by the trillions on our skin and in our bodies. Knowing what’s what is useful.

Why this: A simple understanding of microscopic organisms goes a long way to making sense of the rest of life. (Complementary courses: Ferment raw vegetables, Bake sourdough bread)