After Science’s Microbiome Issue yesterday, today’s digest features Genome Biology’s special Translational Microbiome issue. Papers on detecting colon cancer, Clostridium difficile infection, high-fat diets in mice. 980 more words
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Tardigrades are amazing extremophiles! They are minute animals that are the only organism proven to withstand the vacuum of space. Recently, thousands of them were attached to a satellite that was spent into space, and were exposed into the vacuum of space to see how they would survive. 106 more words
A recent and exciting discovery for scientists is the existence of extremophiles. Extremophiles are organisms that thrive in environments previously thought to not support life. Currently, the prevailing thought is that the first forms of life were some form of extremophile – potentially thermophiles. 131 more words
Effect of gluten-free diet, broad and accurate taxonomic resolution with multiple genes, ice-nucleating bacteria, indoor bacteria, fungi, and archaea.
Human oral microbiome