Scientists discover the microbial communities that exist within old, discarded chewing gum. Their work could have implications for the bioremediation of chewing gum pollution.
Fermented foods are famous for helping with proper gastrointestinal function, but can they help with respiratory infections, like COVID?
Scientists analyzed the “collateral damage” of antibiotics on our gut microbiome and identified potential antidotes to protect our gut bacteria.
We are never alone…even in the moment of death. Our microbiomes stay with us until the last second. Interestingly enough, the moment we die, our “microbial clocks” start ticking! Learn more about this unique clock and how it can help forensic scientists solve cases in the future.
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…
Xylitol metabolism by gut bacteria has unexplored and intriguing benefits.
From one tissue environment to the next, pathogens are challenged and react in different ways. Researchers have found two novel mechanisms by which the microbiota and immune system interact to protect against antibiotic-resistant pathogens.
To great surprise, many bacteria possess organelles that function as microscopic bioreactors, helping them thrive in niche environments.
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.