What If Something Else Lives in Your Brain? The Science and Secrets of Brain Microbiome

What it is and why it matters

Shin Jie Yong, MSc (Res)
Microbial Instincts
13 min readMay 14, 2024

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What if there are unseen inhabitants within your brain?

In 2020, I wrote an article titled “Is There A Brain Microbiome Now? to delve into this question. I described preliminary findings in 2018 when scientists captured images of microscopic…

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Shin Jie Yong, MSc (Res)
Microbial Instincts

Named Standford's world top 1% scientists | Independent science writer and researcher | Medium boost program's nominator | Powerlifter with national records