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October 31, 2016
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Some Bacteria Have Lived in the Human Gut Since Before We Were Human

AUSTIN, Texas — Some of the bacteria in our guts were passed down over millions of years, since before we were human, suggesting that evolution plays a larger role than previously known in people’s intestinal-microbe makeup, according to a new study … Continue reading

February 19, 2014
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Obesity-Related Gut Bacteria Higher in People in Northern Climes

People living in northern latitudes have more gut bacteria linked to obesity compared with people living in southern latitudes, a new study has found. People living in cold, northern latitudes have bacteria in their guts that may predispose them to … Continue reading

February 24, 2013
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Revealing the Secrets of Motility in Archaea

Scientists from Berkeley Lab and the Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology analyze a unique microbial motor The protein structure of the motor that propels archaea has been characterized for the first time by a team of scientists from the … Continue reading

January 13, 2012
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Gut Microbe Networks Differ From Norm in Obese People, Systems Biology Approach Reveals

For the first time, researchers have analyzed the multitude of microorganisms residing in the human gut as a complex, integrated biological system, rather than a set of separate species. Their approach has revealed patterns that correspond with excess body weight. … Continue reading

August 20, 2011
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A Bug Like a Russian Doll

*A former UA postdoctoral fellow has discovered amazing relationships between organisms: a bacterium living inside a bacterium living inside an insect. Evolving together, the organisms depend on each other for survival, and each contributes a subset of the enzymes needed … Continue reading