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Special episode

Tue, 22nd Oct 2013

How important are the microorganisms all around us?

Salmonella bacteria (c) Elapied/US National Institutes of Health

The microorganisms all around us, and inside us, can influence some surprising facets of life - including our mood and weight.

Dr Jack Gilbert from Argonne National Labs and Chicago University, USA is using meta-genomics technology to learn all about these microorganism communities by sequencing their genomes - collectively called the 'microbiome'.

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