I developed Mostly Microbes out of the desire to share my love of the microbial world and amazing new findings about the human microbiome. I provide this blog and the social media communities for free and would like to keep the site free. Distilling and discussing the human microbiome literature in context takes hundreds of hours of time and comes from over  2 decades of scientific training. While the current site costs several hundred dollars to maintain, additional funds would allow me to expand and provide more resources, such as webinars, videos, classes, or podcasts. If this site provides you with valuable information, please consider one of the following ways to support the site.


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