Aspirin helps to reduce inflammation and the number of strokes associated with...
The order in which we acquire bacteria early in life affects the composition our gut microbiome as adults.
Some bacteria are able to steal vitamin B12 from us as it passes through the small intestine.
Mice raised in sterile environments are less social.
A dose of antibiotics early in life may increase the risk of type 1 diabetes.
Soy-derived oils are toxic for beneficial bacteria in the small intestine but not in the gut.
A jaunt with Claire Bryant, who tells the team about ancient mariner traditions and cutting edge bacteria research...
Are the EU's requirements to test bovine TB vaccines feasible?
Does the microbiome hang on to genes to degrade plant toxins, and drugs, just for our benefit?
And why is salt a problem?
Aspirin helps to reduce inflammation and the number of strokes associated with tuberculous meningitis.
How to re-use the water from your morning shower...
We go down the drain, how is our waste water cleaned up?
Why is it important to have clean water?
A new study has shown that an antibiotic kills bacteria AND prevents viruses from growing.
How life found a way on one of the world's driest deserts...
How e-cigarettes could lead to bacteria sticking in your airways.
Making plastics... from poo
What is plastic, and could we train microbes to munch it?
Can bacteria be altruistic?
Could sugar be fuelling superbugs in hospitals?
How do bacteria evade antibiotics?
Does your microbiome play a role in how well you respond to cancer treatment?
Could bacteria be conspiring with cancer to block the action of chemotherapy drugs?
Why don't we have enough antibiotics, and what can we do about it?