Monday, August 11, 2014

BacterioFiles 178 - Hadza Hunters Have Heterogeneous Helpers

This episode: Modern hunter-gatherers have very different gut microbes from people from agricultural societies!

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Show notes:
News item 1/News item 2/Journal Paper

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