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E. coli doesn’t just give you food poisoning—it can also help you get essential nutrients
Not all strains are the same.
A gut enzyme could turn your Type A blood into precious Type O
A new breakthrough could dramatically improve the way we deliver blood transfusions to patients in need.
We may finally know why marijuana helps people with chronic gut problems
And it could have implications for other inflammation, too.
Farmers may cultivate better gut microbes than nearby city dwellers
But ideal flora could vary based on where you live.
We might have better lab mice if we paid more attention to their guts
Wild microbes are better than tame.
There are fungi living inside your gut, and they’re probably pretty important
Bacteria aren’t our only helpful parasites.
These early parenting decisions might change a baby’s health
What makes a healthy baby gut?
Infections during pregnancy may help autism develop—and scientists are finally figuring out why
Our immune systems aren’t perfect.
Scientists want to turn our gut bacteria into medicine
Bugs not drugs.
The gut microbes of modern hunter-gatherers reveal one big problem with your diet
More fiber might mean more bacteria—and that's a good thing.