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Animal host–microbe interactions Special Feature Open call – Only 2 months to go!

There are only 2 months left to submit your paper to the Journal of Animal Ecology Special Feature on animal host–microbe interactions. Through this open call, … 303 more words

Animal Behaviour

318: Microbiome: The Other 'You'

Health Sachet No 318:

Our body is colonised by bacteria, fungi and viruses that are 30% more in number than the cells in our body. So there are more of… 219 more words

Digestive System

A Gut Feeling

There are more microbes in your gut than there are cells in your body. Which, for all you germaphobes out there, is probably a little unnerving. 2,531 more words


How do antibodies in breast milk get into babies?

Value Of Transplacental Versus Breast Milk Antibodies: Babies acquire maternal antibodies in utero and through breast milk. Breast milk antibody absorption is a minor, not major, source of circulating antibodies in the newborn (1). 812 more words


World’s oldest fossils found in Greenland

From an article in the New York Times, August 31, 2016:

Geologists in Greenland have discovered evidence for ancient life in rocks that are 3.7 billion years old. 71 more words