All The World's A Microbe

Stylised blue-green photos of a monk, a pixellated dog, a close-up spore, a person on a hill, a toy robot and a banana wrapped in chains

Over the last two years, we all witnessed first-hand the enormous power that microbes have to change the world. But as well as causing terrible disease, microbes are also fundamental to the air we breathe, the food we eat and even the ground we stand on. This series explores some of the amazing feats that microbes achieve and some of the surprising ways in which they affect our day to day life and shape our behaviour.