Episode 79 - Falling Asleep, Micro-biomes, and Alchemist Bacteria

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For this week's Ask Science Mike, we address the following questions: Can this bacteria make gold from toxic waste? What’s your trick to falling asleep so fast? What’s the science of the human micro-biome? How can I feel close to God following spiritual abuse? 

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Here are some resources on each answer if you'd like to dig deeper.

Can this bacteria make gold from toxic waste?

Cupriavidus metallidurans

Meet the Bacteria That Produces Pure Gold

What’s your trick to falling asleep so fast?

Why Waking Up Is So Hard: The Science Behind Sleep Inertia

Scientists discover what controls waking up and going to sleep

The Science Behind Waking Up Easier

What’s the science of the human micro-biome?

Humans Carry More Bacterial Cells than Human Ones

How can I feel close to God following spiritual abuse?

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