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The Microbial Difference
Microbes exist in all living organisms, as well as in soil and water. For a long time, all but a small group of scientists were either unaware or unclear about the positive effects of microbes. Today, a growing body of research has revealed an underlying fact of nature: microbes—bacteria and funguses—catalyze critical biological processes that are important to the health of humans, plants, and water.
According to the American Academy of Microbiologists in a groundbreaking report entitled How Microbes Can Help Feed the World: