Monday, October 19, 2015

BacterioFiles 234 - Phone, Floor Phylum Forensics

This episode: Learning things about people's identity and movements from microbial communities on their phones and shoes!

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

Other interesting stories:
  • Bacteria that live in the deepest part of the ocean
  • Gut bacteria, birth conditions, and weight are related (paper)
  • Bee microbiomes stay pretty constant
  • Early gut bacteria associated with food allergy risk
  • Gut bacteria could relate to ability to control blood sugar

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