Scientists Made Music From the Human Microbiome, and It’s Seriously Cool

There are many mysteries of human biology. Among those perhaps least considered, what do our bodies sound like?

This was the question on the mind of the founders of Biota Beats, a collective of biologists and biology enthusiasts making music that explores the sound of the human microbiome. David Kong, an MIT synthetic biologist, community organizer and musician, presented Biota Beats’ work at the Biohack the Planet Conference last weekend in Oakland.


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