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Acute infection disrupts the healthy balance between the good and bad gut microbes

Acute infection disrupts the healthy balance between the good and bad gut microbes

A gene’s function in embryonic development

A gene’s function in embryonic development

Short-term tomato consumption alters gut bacteria toward a more favorable profile

Short-term tomato consumption alters gut bacteria toward a more favorable profile

Low protein synthesis in humans causes rare intestinal disease

Low protein synthesis in humans causes rare intestinal disease

Losing endangered fruit-eating animals could disrupt seed-dispersal networks in the Atlantic Forest

Losing endangered fruit-eating animals could disrupt seed-dispersal networks in the Atlantic Forest

New method identifies human gut microbes that contribute to inflammatory diseases

New method identifies human gut microbes that contribute to inflammatory diseases

Extract from the roots of Rhodiola rosea may be effective for managing type 2 diabetes

Extract from the roots of Rhodiola rosea may be effective for managing type 2 diabetes

New polymer material may pave the way for development of electronic pills and drug implants

New polymer material may pave the way for development of electronic pills and drug implants

Enzymes found in capybara gut can promote the application of agroindustrial waste

Enzymes found in capybara gut can promote the application of agroindustrial waste

Microcolonies in the GI tract comprise an important niche for cell-cell signaling and plasmid transfer

Microcolonies in the GI tract comprise an important niche for cell-cell signaling and plasmid transfer

Researchers study how trypanosomes change the predatory bug’s intestinal microbiota

Researchers study how trypanosomes change the predatory bug’s intestinal microbiota

Researchers uncover the genetic variant link to fatal esophageal disease in dogs

Researchers uncover the genetic variant link to fatal esophageal disease in dogs

Study analyzes the mechanisms that orchestrate the transition from feeding to courtship

Study analyzes the mechanisms that orchestrate the transition from feeding to courtship

Groundbreaking discovery could lead to the design of novel therapeutics for wound-healing

Groundbreaking discovery could lead to the design of novel therapeutics for wound-healing

MIT researchers develop new way to deliver RNA in a capsule

MIT researchers develop new way to deliver RNA in a capsule

Coffee found to have a stimulating effect on some digestive processes

Coffee found to have a stimulating effect on some digestive processes

People with inflammatory bowel disease have more fecal microplastics

People with inflammatory bowel disease have more fecal microplastics

Research finds significant diversity among gorilla microbiomes

Research finds significant diversity among gorilla microbiomes

Antibodies play a major role in managing gut mycobiota, says study

Antibodies play a major role in managing gut mycobiota, says study

Researchers expand understanding of how T cells recognize infections or disease

Researchers expand understanding of how T cells recognize infections or disease