About the blog:

Welcome to “The Small Side of Life”! This is a science blog focused primarily on delivering science news. Articles will mostly be on the topics of the biological sciences and health, with a special emphasis on microbiology. Posts are written using language that anybody can understand, so you don’t need to be an expert in science to enjoy this blog!

Besides news articles, this blog also has some special series. “Meet a Microbe” introduces interesting microbes. “Biology 101” explains basic biological concepts, such as cellular respiration and biochemistry. “Book Reviews” features reviews on science books.