Invisible Friends: How Microbes Shape Our Lives and the World Around Us (Hardcover)
Cutting-edge microbiome research is changing our understanding of reality. It is increasingly evident that microbes are the very glue that holds ecosystems together. This topical and original book counters the prevailing narrative of microbes as the bane of society, along the way providing much-needed clarity on the beneficial role they play.
About the Author
Jake M. Robinson is a microbial ecologist based in the UK. In 2021, he received a PhD from the University of Sheffield. He is passionate about researching microbes, ecosystems, social equity issues and the connections between them, and at the same time is keen to develop ways to conserve and restore nature. Invisible Friends is his first book.