What forest floor playgrounds teach us about kids and germs | Curio

What forest floor playgrounds teach us about kids and germs

13 mins | Oct 27, 2020

How microbes could help the immune system decipher what’s dangerous and what is not. Finnish researchers just published the first big test of the 'biodiversity hypothesis' — that exposure to the microbes in the dirt is good for young immune systems. Biotechnology and public health expert, Megan Molteni, investigates the results in WIRED magazine.

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