Monster microbiomes

Written by Francesca Lake

Monster microbiomes

If classical scary monsters – like werewolves and vampires – existed, what would their microbiomes look like? Our microbiome is an integral part of who we are, related to what we eat, where we are and how we feel. Most species have a microbiome (although some don’t), and so it’s likely that monsters would too. But what kind of bacteria might make monsters their homes? Changing species – the werewolf microbiome We know the microbiome differs quite dramatically between different species – for example, between wolves and humans. So, what would happen to your microbiome when you morph into a...

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