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A study from researchers led by Tufts University develop a 3D printed pill which samples the gut microbiome as it passes through the GI tract. The team states the ability to profile bacterial species inhabiting the gut could have important implications for conditions directly affected by the intestinal microbiome.

Orally-ingestible pill tests the microbiome at any stage of the gastrointestinal tract.

At the inception of human evolution, a symbiotic bacterial parasite was acquired and incorporated as part of the body. Consequently, a million years on this parasite is now known as … Continue Reading Orally-ingestible pill tests the microbiome at any stage of the gastrointestinal tract.

Researchers discover inter- and intraspecies of Staph ‘gangs’ share nutrients during infection.

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria can share resources to cause chronic infections, Vanderbilt investigators have discovered. Like the individual members of a gang who might be relatively harmless alone, they turn deadly when … Continue Reading Researchers discover inter- and intraspecies of Staph ‘gangs’ share nutrients during infection.

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