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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...

Colorectal cancer increase in younger adults: What could be the cause?

Franklin G. Berger, University of South Carolina Colorectal cancer remains a major source of cancer incidence and death in the United States. The American Cancer...

Sugars in mother’s milk help shape baby’s microbiome and ward off...

Steven Townsend, Vanderbilt University While living in a mother’s womb, cushioned by amniotic fluid and protected from the outside world, babies have only minimal exposure...

To restore our soils, feed the microbes

Matthew Wallenstein, Colorado State University Our soils are in trouble. Over the past century, we’ve abused them with plowing, tilling and too much fertilizer. What...

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Five science ‘facts’ we learnt at school that are plain wrong

By Mark Lorch, University of Hull Let’s start with a quiz… How many senses do you have? Which of the following are magnetic: a tomato,...