Microbiome

Set of bacteria, microbes under microscope.

What’s the Deal with Antibiotic Resistance?

“A post-antibiotic era means, in effect, an end to modern medicine as we know…


When Pathogens Collaborate - Research in Brief

Have you ever thought about what could happen if microbes in your body joined…


Leukemia cells in peripheral blood smear. Credit: jarun011.

New Connections between Cancer and Insulin Resistance

In a recent study published in Cancer Cell, researchers in Colorado found that…


Skin prick allergy test.

The Evolution of Allergies, or What Doesn't Kill You...

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger” – Friedrich…


Does a Ketogenic Diet Change Our Microbiome?

Do you know the old saying, “you are what you eat”? Research on the gut…


Clean culture of aerobic bacteria on agar plate, biohazard sign in background.

She Traced the 2001 Anthrax Letters. Now She's Protecting Your Gut Health.

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Rita Colwell, a “giant”…


How Your Gut Microbiome Unlocks the High Fiber Diet

Investigation into the function and evolution of the human microbiome, our ‘old…