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February 1, 2016|
February 2016's selection of notable quotes
November 1, 2015|
Obesity appears linked to the gut microbiome. How and why is still a mystery—but scientists have plenty of ideas.
September 1, 2015|
High carbon dioxide levels can irreversibly rev up a cyanobacterium’s ability to fix nitrogen over the long term, a study finds.
June 17, 2015|
A study in mice suggests stress during pregnancy can affect offspring's microbiota and brain metabolism.
June 1, 2015|
A study finds that wearing contact lenses may alter the composition of the bacterial community living on the surface of the eye.
March 19, 2015|
Increasing the abundance of a chemical some microbes use to communicate with one another can help reinstate beneficial bacterial populations in the guts of antibiotic-treated mice.
March 10, 2015|
Microbes identified in a city’s sewage treatment plants correlate with the population’s obesity rate, a study shows.
January 8, 2015|
Beneficial gut bacteria have evolved resistance to antimicrobial peptides that hosts release to fight pathogens.
August 11, 2014|
The pace at which bacterial groups take root in the gastrointestinal tracts of premature infants is more tied to developmental age than time since birth.
July 23, 2014|
The microbial contents of sand fly stomachs may have important consequences for the spread of leishmaniasis.