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Microbes that drive climate change

Microbes that drive climate change

A new understanding of the microbes and viruses in the thawing permafrost in Sweden may help scientists better predict the pace of climate change.Microbes...

Microbes in the gut help determine risk of tumors

Transferring the gut microbes from a mouse with colon tumors to germ-free mice makes those mice prone to getting tumors as well, according to...

In dog homes, microbes get shared among pooch, parents and kids

As much as dog owners love their children, they tend to share more of themselves, at least in terms of bacteria, with their canine...

Gut microbes can cause obesity

Obesity and chronic liver disease can be triggered by a family of proteins that alter populations of microbes in the stomach, a discovery that...

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