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Sep. 19, 2014

Artificial Sweeteners Might Sour Your Microbiome

Researchers say artificial sweeteners may alter the microbiome and the body’s ability to control glucose levels.

sweeteners, nature, eran elinav, artificial sweeteners, glucose,

Oct. 17, 2014

Rooting Out the Plant Microbiome

Scientists are uncovering the importance of the plant microbiome for fighting off pathogens and increasing crop yields.

plants, plant microbiome, bacteria

Nov. 21, 2008

A Community of Thousands -- In Your Gut

We'll learn about new studies that take a census of just what lives inside your gut. New work published this week indicates that the human intestines may be home to over 5,600 different bacterial species and strains.

bacteria, gut, intestine, digestive

Sep. 06, 2013

Do Your Gut Bacteria Influence Your Metabolism?

The microbes in your gut may help determine if you are thin or obese.

Jeffrey Gordon, gut bacteria, gut flora, lean, obese, nutrition, diet, fat, obesity epidemic, microbial community

Sep. 14, 2012

Microbes Benefit More Than Just the Gut

Sinuses, too, are healthier when populated by a diverse colony of bugs.

nose, sinus, allergies, inflammation, bacteria, microbiome, microbiota, microbes, pickle, lactobacillus, sinus infection, health

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