Food preservation – Seven Wonders of the Microbe World (3/7)

Microbes are responsible for creating some of our most enjoyable food products such as cheese, bread, yogurt and of course beer. But other microbes, such as Salmonella, Listeria, E.coli O157 can do us a great deal of harm. In the UK alone, there are more than ten million cases of gastroenteritis each year – a […]

Aquaponics Farm Grows Vegetables without Fish

[music] Alright! This is John Kohler with growingyourgreens.com, today we have another exciting episode for you and I’m on another field trip, and this one’s going to be one of the most amazing videos I’ve ever made about aquaponics ever. Where we’re at today, we’re here in Austin, Texas at Austin Aquaponics, and as you […]

How antibiotics work

How do antibiotics work? Pathogenic bacteria in the body cause infections, which can be treated by antibiotics Bacteriostatic antibiotics slow the growth of bacteria by interfering with the processes the bacteria need to multiply These processes include: DNA replication Metabolism e.g. enzyme activity Protein production Bactericidal antibiotics kill the bacteria, for example by preventing the […]

Probiotics: Useful or Useless?

hey it’s Mike here and today probiotics are they worth that twenty to fifty dollars that you might spend on them online or at the health food store should there be a soon to be sixty four billion dollar industry based around them in particular we’re gonna look at a very interesting and new study […]

Your Microbiome: The Invisible Creatures That Keep You Alive!

[SHOW OPENING MUSIC] This episode was sponsored by Audible. [OPENING SHOW MUSIC] Teleport every one of your cells into the next room, and you’d leave a strange shadow behind. A ghostly cloud of single-celled creatures that live on and inside your body. Your microbiome. Zoom in and we can see this cloud is made of […]