Research finds that exposure to air pollution changes bumblebee gut bacteria. — ScienceDaily

Recent research from the University of Leicester, UK, has identified that air pollution affects the intricate web of microbes that are all around us. Populations of bees are also declining…

Beneficial bacteria in the infant gut uses nitrogen from breast milk to support baby’s health — ScienceDaily

A University of Massachusetts Amherst nutrition scientist who has spent his career studying breast milk has demonstrated how beneficial microbes in the gut of infants use nitrogen from human milk…

Bloating Is A Sign Of Suboptimal Gut Health: 6 Ways To Heal

Consuming plenty of fiber is one of the best ways to increase the good bacteria in your gut. Certain fiber-rich foods like bananas, apples, artichokes, garlic, onions, white peaches, chickpeas,…

Evidence of horizontal gene transfer between human maternal microbiome and infant gut microbiome — ScienceDaily

Researchers have discovered a new mode of vertical mother-to-infant microbiome transmission, where microbes in the maternal gut shared genes with microbes in the infant gut during the perinatal period starting…

Brain, gut and immune system were fine-tuned after split from common ancestor of chimpanzees — ScienceDaily

A team of Duke researchers has identified a group of human DNA sequences driving changes in brain development, digestion and immunity that seem to have evolved rapidly after our family…

What shapes the composition of microbes in a warbler’s gut? New research suggests that the microbiomes of warblers are influenced more by evolution than diet — ScienceDaily

Differences among the collection of bacteria and other microorganisms that live within birds’ digestive tracts — their gut microbiomes — are not primarily driven by diet diversity, contrary to a…

Can gut bacteria cause rheumatoid arthritis? Bacterium may trigger the disease in those already at risk — ScienceDaily

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have discovered that a unique bacteria found in the gut could be responsible for triggering rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in people already…

COVID-19 and the gut

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which is the virus responsible for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has infected over 625 million to date and caused over 6.5…

Pain-sensing gut neurons protect against inflammation — ScienceDaily

Neurons that sense pain protect the gut from inflammation and associated tissue damage by regulating the microbial community living in the intestines, according to a study from researchers at Weill…

Gut coils hold secrets of organ formation — ScienceDaily

Our guts, and all our organs, are arranged in left-right asymmetric patterns inside our bodies, so that everything may fit. At the same time, development of organs such as the…