Live streaming from the gut microbiome: harnessing engineered bacteria to record and report on gut health
Astronauts and their microbiomes are inseparable even in space. But what happens when Streptococcus mutans rebel against peaceful life in the human body?
Even your internal bodyguard can’t survive without bacteria. Recent work shows that a bacterial molecule in our gut helps guard our guardians.
What ticked fungi to shift towards the human host system to thrive as opportunistic pathogens over time? Here’s an overview.
Skin conditions like acne have been treated with antibiotics for a long time. Alternative treatments are possible now with emerging knowledge about the beneficial effects of bacteria like Lactobacilli.
Is the rising popularity of kefir’s ‘proposed’ health/weight loss benefits backed by science or too good to be true?
The gut microbiota is full of surprises! Already proven to be linked with our immunity and metabolism disorders such as obesity or diabetes, it seems like it could also affect our eyes…
Fermented foods are more than a flavorful companion to our dishes- they provide protection in a myriad of ways.
After a little makeover, this microbe can transform from a harmless friend to a dangerous foe.
Our skin is teeming with microbes crucial to its health. However, one microbe is not always the skin’s friend.