Award Winners



"Staying Healthy May Mean Learning To Love Our Microbiomes" - 22 July 2013

"From Birth, Our Microbes Become As Personal As A Fingerprint" - 9 Sept. 2013

"Getting Your Microbes Analyzed Raises Big Privacy Issues" - 4 Nov. 2013



As part of his continuing reporting on the collection of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other microbes that we all harbor, Rob Stein told his listeners about the positive benefits we can derive from our microbiome, the distinctly personal nature of our microbial ecosystems, and the privacy issues that loom now that individuals can readily and inexpensively get their microbes analyzed. One of the pieces included an imaginary bus tour through the microscopic world of the body. Judge Marc Kaufman, a science writer for The Washington Post and other publications, called...Read more