Scientists proposed a frozen bank that will keep microbiota from all over the world for future generations. Those who are involved in the project will have to collect microbiota from even the most isolated communities.
Earth/Environment October 7, 2018
Researchers found that some microbial environments inside the body may contribute to premature births. The findings of a new study suggest that checking the microbiota of women during early gestation may provide an insight of pregnancy outcomes.
Life August 18, 2015
Scientists discovered how gut bacteria can help in preventing the formation of type 1 diabetes. In an experiment on mice, the scientists saw that the presence of gut bacteria leads to the production of cathelicidins that fight immune-related diseases.
Life August 11, 2015
More than 80 million bacteria are transferred from one person to another while kissing, but don’t get disgusted. A bacteria-swapping kiss is actually good for you.
Life November 18, 2014
Have food allergies? A gut bacteria can help you fight off these allergens, says a new study. Here’s how it does it.
Life August 26, 2014
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