Fermup The Fermented Food Podcast

69: Placentas, Microbiomes, and Popular News

This week we discuss recent science reporting on bacteria in placentas and then we talk about the line between speculating and misleading.

Show notes:

[53: Allisons Fridge FermUp](http://fermup.com/podcast/53/)
[Study Sees Bigger Role for Placenta in Newborns Health NYTimes.com](http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/22/health/study-sees-bigger-role-for-placenta-in-newborns-health.html)
[The Placenta Harbors a Unique Microbiome ScienceMag](http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/6/237/237ra65)
[The Tree of Life: Overselling the microbiome award Phylogenomics](http://phylogenomics.blogspot.com/2014/05/overselling-microbiome-award-many-for.html)
[Jonathan Eisen: Meet your microbes TED](http://www.ted.com/talks/jonathan_eisen_meet_your_microbes)

Reedsburg Fermentation Fest

[Farm to Fermentation Festival August 24th 2014 at Finley Community Center](http://www.farmtofermentation.com/)

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