International study reveals gut bacteria from people in industrialized societies swap genes at much higher rates. Read more.
An MIT team has created polymers that replicate the structure of mucins, the molecules that give mucus its unique antimicrobial properties. Read more.
Using an ordinary light microscope, researchers can now obtain images with unprecedented accuracy. Read more.
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“Organs-on-a-chip” system sheds light on how bacteria in the human digestive tract may influence neurological diseases. Read More
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A diverse group of researchers is working to turn new discoveries about the trillions of microbes in the body into treatments for a range of diseases. Read More