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2014-02-25 16:29:00

SILVERTHORNE, Colo., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jane L.

Dental Plaque Bacteria Hasn't Changed In More Than A Thousand Years
2014-02-24 06:39:26

Plaque on the teeth of ancient skeletons dating back 1,000 years have been found to have a wealth of preserved bacteria and microscopic particles of food. An international team of researchers behind the project say this discovery is a “microbial Pompeii” of preservation.

2014-02-18 08:30:35

--Statistically Significant Positive Results from First Double-Blind, Randomized Clinical Trial of a Microbiome Modulator for Diabetes-- BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb.

2014-02-13 10:31:59

We are all aware of the health benefits of dietary fiber.

World's First Butterfly Bacteria Sequenced
2014-01-30 14:24:03

For the first time ever, a team led by the University of Colorado Boulder has sequenced the internal bacterial makeup of the three major life stages of a butterfly species, a project that showed some surprising events occur during metamorphosis.

2014-01-24 11:50:33

The Annals of the American Thoracic Society has released a comprehensive supplement on the 56th annual Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference entitled "The Lung Microbiome: A New Frontier in Pulmonary Medicine."

Different Sponge Species Have Highly Specific And Stable Microbiomes
2014-01-22 11:05:56

The sea sponge is about as simple as an animal can get, but its associated bacterial community—its microbiome —is known to approach the complexity of the diverse microbiome in the human gut.

2014-01-10 11:12:16

The human microbiome, the collection of trillions of microbes living in and on the human body, is not random, and scientists believe that it plays a role in many basic life processes.

Domestic Dogs Offer Protection From Asthma And Infection: Study
2013-12-17 11:46:04

Previous research has shown that children who grow up in a house with a dog are less likely to develop severe allergies and now a new study from an American team of researchers has found that gut bacteria may play a role in that relationship.