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Watch An Adorable Animated Exploration Of The Microbiome
So. Many. Bacteria.
Humans Share Microbiomes With Their Dogs, Study Finds
You have a lot more in common with Fido than you think.
Curing Gut Problems With Synthetic Pseudo-Poo
When it comes to therapeutic fecal transplants, sometimes the real stuff just won't cut it.
Bacteria Can Quickly Swap Genes With Each Other Through A Global Network
Bacteria swap genetic information as readily as people can share digital data — there are no cultural, political or systemic … Continued
Antibiotics May Be Permanently Altering the Guts of Humanity
If you’re one of those people worried that the over-prescription of antibiotics is leading us toward biological calamity, you’re not … Continued
Bacteria in Gut Influence Brains of Mice, Soothed by Probiotic Broth
Anyone who has ever had a stomach bug knows it can really subdue your spirits as well as your appetite. … Continued
Human Belly Button Is Home to Hundreds of Never-Before-Seen Species
Call it a twist on the study of gut bacteria. Scientists sampling DNA strains from the navels of volunteer donors … Continued
Bacteria on Your Hands Could Become New Forensic Fingerprint
The cats over at CSI might just have another forensic tool to supplement their super-sleek glass and steel science lab: … Continued