The Pros (And Cons) of Probiotics
Probiotics are a hot topic--and big business--these days. But do they really work?
These (Aggressive) Newfound Ocean Viruses May Also Live in the Human Gut
Is the newly discovered, tailless Autolykiviridae virus shaping your microbiome?
A Dead Fish “Vitamin Pill,” Microbes that Put Dinner on the Table, and a Truck that Runs On Cow Manure
From microbial biochemistry to recycling dead fish to manure-to-energy converters, here’s this week’s most surprising sustainability news.
Your Gut, Your Emotions
According to an international team led by UCLA researchers, our emotions may be partially driven by an unlikely source: our gut bacteria.
How Microcosms Help Us Understand Ecology
Is it possible to witness evolution in action? Researchers at University of California, San Diego, aiming to do just ...
Who Needs Mitochondria Anyway?
Mitochondria was once thought to be an integral part of all complex organisms. Then this organism was discovered.
Guess What? You’re a Superorganism.
The White House has announced the "microbiome moonshot" – a push to understand the human microbiome.
The Promise of Sewage
Sewage might be the key in tracking diseases.