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Your Gut’s Microbiome Has A Unique Bacteria Profile
2013-04-24 07:27:18

Your body has a set of microbial communities collectively known as a microbiome. Scientists have found that each human microbiome has a unique bacterial profile.

We Share More Of Our Germs With Dogs Than We Do With Our Children
2013-04-17 14:38:08

A new study looking at the types and transfer modes of microbes from the guts, tongues, foreheads and palms of 60 American families and their canines, has found that parents share more bacteria with family dogs than children.

2013-04-16 11:46:34

Circumcision drastically alters the microbiome of the penis, changes that could explain why circumcision offers protection against HIV and other viral infections.

2013-04-16 11:02:40

Abnormal gut bacteria in premature babies can be found days before the onset of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).

2013-04-16 10:09:36

Researchers have discovered a biomarker that may help prevent a devastating intestinal disease that occurs in one of every 10 early preterm infants.

2013-01-07 14:51:21

New research led by the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden and the University of Glasgow, Scotland, has identified a link between a human gene and the composition of human gastrointestinal bacteria.


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onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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