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Millennium- old poop reveals the surprising diversity of our ancestors’ microbiomes
Recovering ancient microbiomes could lead to health remedies in the future.
The world’s most diverse group of bacteria lives inside your mouth
Mapping the planet’s microbiomes starts on your tongue.
This WWII shipwreck hosts an underwater kingdom of bacteria
Iron-eating bacteria were among the thousands of microbes dwelling within the shipwreck.
This photo confirms that your tongue is basically a microbe party
Microbes live in communities together with their buds, the new image shows.
Some viruses can actually protect our health
We may even rely on certain types of viruses to ward off infections.
Every work of art has its own microbiome. Most could use a probiotic.
Italian scientists analyzed the microbial colonization on a historic easel painting.
This new device could teach us how the crud in our air affects our health
A person’s ‘exposome’ is just as important, if not more so, as their genetic predisposition to disease.
Mouse poop might get humans to Mars
Researchers are testing how life on the International Space Station affects the microbiome.
Microbiologists are testing blood-sensing pills in pigs’ bellies
Researchers developed a sensor to detect blood in the stomach.
Genetically engineered bacteria—spread by mosquito sex—could spell the end of malaria
Scientists spent ten years developing the special bug.