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photo of white nodule that is a kefir grain sitting in front of a milk bottle with two inset images -- one looks like yellow and tan circles, and the other is animated versions of the kefir grains

In kefir, microbial teamwork makes the dream work

Researchers discovered the dominant species of bacteria in kefir grains cannot endure without other species that help the 'team'…

By Ivy Kupec

Science

Microbiomes take the stage at New Scientist Live

On microbiomes, public engagement and not being…

By Guest author(s)

Events

More than 100 new gut bacteria discovered in human microbiome

A new database of bacteria in the human microbiome is the most comprehensive to…

By Georgia Hingston

Science

The Google of microbes: Bitsliced Genomic Signature Index. IMAGE: Spencer Phillips/EMBL-EBI

The web meets genomics: a DNA search engine for microbes

New search engine allows researchers to identify antibiotic resistance genes or mutations in real…

By Oana Stroe

Science

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