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Breathing in Bacteria

By Jenny Rood | January 22, 2015

The healthy lung receives microbes from the mouth, a new model suggests.

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Week in Review: June 9–13

By Tracy Vence | June 13, 2014

Ancient apoptotic pathway connects humans to coral; lab-grown, light-sensing retinal tissue; tracking cancer with synthetic phospholipids; diving deep into the lung microbiome

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Breathing Life into Lung Microbiome Research

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | June 9, 2014

Although it’s far less populated than the mouth community that helps feed it, researchers increasingly appreciate the role of the lung microbiome in respiratory health.

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Cystic Fibrosis Alters Microbiome?

By Edyta Zielinska | September 28, 2012

The microbiome of the lung is different in patients with the disease, which causes a thick buildup of mucus that makes breathing difficult.

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