April 4, 2014 1:00 PM

Time to think of your gut as a coral reef

Groom your nose hairs at your own risk — you’re an air filter for debris you can’t imagine. In fact, each of your vital activities involves more microscopic life than you can shake an elephant at. Nicholas P. Money, mycologist and professor of biology at Miami University, has made an excellent contribution to science in popular culture with his new book, “The Amoeba in the Room.”

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