Salvo Blog: Creepy Critters in Our Gut

Salvo Blog: Creepy Critters in Our Gut

The human microbiome has trillions of bacteria that do more than just hang out on our bodies or in our intestines. The gut biome has been implicated in everything from autism to Alzheimer’s, and has even been accused of controlling our behavior. See my blog post...
Why Do They Call It “the God Particle”?

Why Do They Call It “the God Particle”?

Several media outlets have reported that renowned physicist Stephen Hawking says the God particle will destroy us all. Is there really such a thing as a “God particle” and will it actually destroy us all? Without getting too deep into the physics, let’s unpack the...
Salvo Blog: Creepy Critters in Our Gut

Hearts and Kidneys Are Tinker Toys

Mel Brooks’ movie, Young Frankenstein, opens with Dr. Frankenstein giving a lecture to a group of medical students. In one interaction about the reanimation of life, a student mentions that scientists have been able to do remarkable things with hearts and kidneys. Dr....