Cristina Sáez

About Cristina Sáez

Cristina Saez is a freelance science journalist. She works for several media, for instance the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia, where she coordinates the science section, Big Vang; as well as research centres and scientific societies. She has been awarded for her journalistic work, among others, with the Boehringer Ingelheim Award in Medical Journalism 2015. Follow Cristina on Twitter @saez_cristina

This is what a team of scientists from the University of Geneva in Switzerland have just shown, at least in mice. According to the conclusions of a new study, recently published in Cell, being exposed to low temperatures could contribute to a subject getting leaner, partly due to gut microbes.

According to a new study published in Science Advances, being in contact with others may be linked to a healthy, rich and diverse microbiota, at least in chimpanzees, thus providing a healthier and longer existence.