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Live bacteria spray is showing promise in treating childhood eczema

Ian Myles, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Here’s a shorthand way to think of my research: Using bugs as drugs may one day...

When plants and their microbes are not in sync, the results...

Sheng-Yang He, Michigan State University Many of us have heard about inflammatory bowel disease, a debilitating condition that is associated with an abnormal collection of...

Buildings have their own microbiomes – we’re striving to make them...

Kevin Van den Wymelenberg, University of Oregon; Leslie Dietz, University of Oregon, and Mark Fretz, University of Oregon Architects and building engineers strive to create...

Why Bill Maher is wrong about fat-shaming

Bill Sullivan, Indiana University On a recent episode of his Friday evening talk show, Bill Maher proposed that society combat obesity by body-shaming overweight individuals....

The womb isn’t sterile – healthy babies are born with bacteria...

Kent Willis, University of Tennessee For the last hundred years, scientists have believed that humans develop in a womb that remains sterile and completely isolated...

An artist’s journey into the science of sweat

Paul Vanouse, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York During steamy days, a body’s physiological response may cause you to wrinkle your nose:...

Bacteria live on our eyeballs — and understanding their role could...

Tony St. Leger, University of Pittsburgh You may be familiar with the idea that your gut and skin are home to a collection of microbes...

Microbes that live in fishes’ slimy mucus coating could lead chemists...

Sandra Loesgen, Oregon State University One day in the future, you may take a pill to treat an illness – and owe your recovery to...

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How to handle raccoons, snakes and other critters in your yard...

Leslie Burger, Mississippi State University I heard a local story of a man who, in his excitement to kill a rattlesnake, used the only thing...