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Armageddon or the end of civilization has been preached in one form or another through the ages. Of all the possibilities here is one more to add to the list which is a very probable scary scenario. 197 more words

Common Sense

A Good Guide to Breathing Exercises to Help your Gut Bacteria

In The Symbiont Factor (http://amzn.to/1jz3kPt), I explain that one of the most important variables that we can influence to improve our gut bacteria is autonomic tone. 189 more words

Are the Bacteria in Our Intestines Involved in Mechanisms Underlying Health and Lifespan?

Our story begins with Michael Rose, who used an experimental evolution approach to breed flies that live more than 2-fold longer than controls (Rose 1999). In contrast with the one gene at a time knockout or overexpression strategy that is ubiquitous in modern biology, Rose separated initially genetically homogeneous flies into two groups-one with delayed and the other with normal reproduction. 1,638 more words


Craving sugar and carbs? gut bacterial imbalances

Our bodies are covered by bacteria inside and out.  We can’t see them, which is good news, but, just like our emotions they can get out of balance. 765 more words


Can Exercise Benefit the Health of Your Gut?

I am back from my mini blogging intermission, and excited to share with you all some of the latest research that has been published. Today’s topic is on the little microbes that live inside us! 301 more words

How Big is Life?

Intelligent life should be abundant throughout the universe, according to the Drake Equation. However, for humanity to encounter intelligent extraterrestrials, the Fermi Paradox suggests that several conditions have to be met. 896 more words


Busted: Most-Wanted Microbe Captured by Microfluidic Cultivation

A team led by former University of Chicago chemist Rustem Ismagilov, now at the California Institute of Technology, and three UChicago microbiologists has corralled Cecococcus microfluidicus 1… 1,338 more words

At The Bench