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Bats Don't Rely on Gut Bacteria the Way Humans Do

by The Field Museum

A new paper reveals that the microbiomes of closely-related bats can be totally different from each other, which suggests that having a community of helpful gut bacteria may not be so important for this group of mammals

Recreating Ancient Beer

by The Field Museum

Archaeologists have recreated ancient brewing techniques to learn how beer kept an empire afloat