It is not the strongest of the species that survives nor the most intelligent survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change, that lives within the means available and works cooperatively against common threats. ----Charles Darwin Our planet Earth came into existence about 4.54 billion years ago. Since then it has witnessed… Continue reading How did the “the thinking man” evolve? An overview of our Evolutionary History.
Introduction Human bodies are an amazing constitution wherein each part of the body is assigned a specific role to fulfil. On one hand, the upper part is entrusted with brainy and emoji displays, the lower part, on the other hand, is charged with waste elimination and procreation. And lastly, we being the 'super organisms' are… Continue reading We are the Superorganisms! Part 5: The Genitourinary Flora
Medical News Today All diseases begin in the gut!Hippocrates, The Father of Modern Medicine, 470-360 BC. Overview It is rightly said that 'We are what we eat'. Our overall health is a reflection of our diet. The food we eat is digested and absorbed in our intestines. It is, therefore, important to maintain a healthy… Continue reading We are the Superorganisms! Part 4: The Gut Microbiome
Poor oral health can result in poor overall health. George Taylor Image source: Google Images Rightly said! The way to a healthy gut and constitution is via mouth. It is, therefore, imperative to maintain a good oral hygiene and, to support a good oral health we must have an insight into our oral environment, the… Continue reading We are the Superorganisms. Part 3: The Oral Microbiome
http://www.phys.org Skin is the outermost covering of the human body. It acts as an interface between the body and the external environment, thus, forming the first line of defense of our body, protecting it against pathogens and other foreign invaders. Besides, it also regulates the body temperature and enables the sensation of heat, touch and… Continue reading We are the SUPERORGANISMS! Part 2: Skin Microbiota
Yay Yay Yay!!! Hey hey..wait. This time We are heroes not by our "great deeds" but by our constitution. Confused? Come lets check out!! We, Homo sapiens sapiens, are the superorganisms. We host a variety of many other organisms and share our body and its internal environment with millions and trillions of microbial species. A… Continue reading We Are The SUPERORGANISMS! Part 1: Introduction
Pheww, the scorching June sun! The sun outside is no less than a blowtorch these days. In fact, the entire nation is bearing the brunt of heat waves. A heat wave is a period of prolonged high surface temperatures of 45ºC and above for more than two days. As per meteorological… Continue reading Game Of Temperatures: Soaring degrees, Sinking bodies.