• phys.org | 4/10/2018 | Staff
    The summer sun pokes its way through the pine trees to strike the forest floor, where a bear is feasting on blueberries. She can easily get through 50 kilograms a day.
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  • phys.org | 3/22/2018 | Staff
    In her upcoming thesis at Lund University in Sweden, biologist Elin Videvall shows that the composition of gut bacteria in birds has a major impact on whether their offspring will survive their...
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  • phys.org | 3/19/2018 | Staff
    EMBL scientists report in Nature Microbiology on the nutritional preferences and growth characteristics of 96 diverse gut bacterial strains. Their results will help scientists worldwide advance the...
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  • Live Science | 3/14/2018 | Staff
    It's a Russian nesting doll of sorts: Parasitic bugs that live in the human gut have their own set of gut bugs inside their intestines. That's the surprising finding of a new study that examined...
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  • ScienceDaily | 2/23/2018 | Staff
    We know less about the significance of our gut bacteria than what many books and magazines on the subject seem to suggest. A lot of the research on the topic is based on animal studies which cannot...
    142 views Kaliela101
  • phys.org | 2/20/2018 | Staff
    When bacteria enter the body, they have a great deal to overcome to colonize the colon. First, they must survive harsh environments with very few salts without bursting (unlike human blood cells...
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  • phys.org | 2/1/2018 | Staff
    Soft foods like white bread and rice might seem like an easy thing for your body to digest, but a tiny organism in your gut is actually responsible for chowing down some types of starch and turning...
    689 views kring
  • phys.org | 1/23/2018 | Staff
    Animals, including humans, can make surprisingly good decisions just based on the food in their stomach, new research suggests. The study, led by the University of Exeter and published in...
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  • CNET | 1/9/2018 | Amanda Kooser
    Swallow this and uncover the mysteries of your gut. For most people, the digestive tract is a mystery. We eat and drink. Hidden things happen. Maybe our stomach rumbles or noises that would make Mel...
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