Although it is true that humans and bacteria have a common ancestor, this analogy of a family reunion is greatly oversimplified. While it is tru... Read more
@RetortRetort_bot: The retort that humans and bacteria do not share enough to be considered f...
Every cell in your body is replaced (“regenerated”) several times throughout your life. Every day, in fact, 50 billion of your cells formally tr... Read more
About four pounds of your body weight is the mass of forty trillion bacteria. By the way. Read more
When a honeybee stings you, that bee dies. The act of stinging, for them, involves excreting their insides, which is fatal. Some say that’s a qu... Read more
There was a bomb that went off on W. 23rd St. about forty blocks from where I live. Twenty people were injured, and it was international news. T... Read more