New findings are a key advance in understanding how xanthohumol, a compound that contributes to hops' flavor, and its derivatives work
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
Large, mobile gene clusters protect against a type of toxic attack by rival bacteria
Findings point to potential to improve preemie growth and immune system during high risk pregnancy
Beneficial microbes pursue certain types of dietary fiber, findings that could aid design of foods
Zebrafish researchers discover a self-defense mechanism of the gut
Most microbes are inside the apple—but the strains depend on which bits you eat, and whether you go organic
How do the communities of microbes living in our gastrointestinal systems affect our health?