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As human beings, we transform throughout our lives... and the same thing happens to our gut microbiota! Although this might sound a little strange, growth, balance, destabilisation and damage are all words that can also be used when referring to gut bacteria. In our first infographic we gave you the main figures relating to your gut flora; now we would…

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As human beings, we transform throughout our lives... and the same thing happens to our gut microbiota! Although this might sound a little strange, growth, balance, destabilisation and damage are all words that can also be used when referring to gut bacteria. In our first infographic we gave you the main figures relating to your gut flora; now we would…

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10% Human Book Review Humans have long argued over whether certain characteristics – a propensity for talkativeness, a talent for bowling, a tendency to be disorganized – can best be attributed to nature or nurture. But science writer Alanna Collen, in her book 10% Human, says the game has changed. Now that scientists have ways to examine in detail the…

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10% Human Book Review Humans have long argued over whether certain characteristics – a propensity for talkativeness, a talent for bowling, a tendency to be disorganized – can best be attributed to nature or nurture. But science writer Alanna Collen, in her book 10% Human, says the game has changed. Now that scientists have ways to examine in detail the…

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A newly released eBook, written by Gerard Corthier and Katrine Leverve, is an engaging guide to the "good" bacteria in the human body. Through short paragraphs of text and whimsical cartoons, the book gives an overview of topics that will be well familiar to scientists, and which can be a good starting place for discussion with those outside the field.…

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A newly released eBook, written by Gerard Corthier and Katrine Leverve, is an engaging guide to the "good" bacteria in the human body. Through short paragraphs of text and whimsical cartoons, the book gives an overview of topics that will be well familiar to scientists, and which can be a good starting place for discussion with those outside the field.…

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Nowadays, few people doubt the major role the hundreds of trillions of bacteria living in our intestine - known as the gut microbiota - play in terms of our health. Have you ever asked yourself, however, how much this small but important thing weighs? Or how many bacteria can actually live in our digestive system? Or what is its surface…

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Nowadays, few people doubt the major role the hundreds of trillions of bacteria living in our intestine - known as the gut microbiota - play in terms of our health. Have you ever asked yourself, however, how much this small but important thing weighs? Or how many bacteria can actually live in our digestive system? Or what is its surface…

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One of the main goals of Gut Microbiota Worldwatch is to spread knowledge about gut microbiota in society. In line with this goal, we are very happy to share a new initiative with you. We would like to offer our readers a free copy (eBook) of “Microbiota, these bacteria that do us good” by French author and microbiota expert Gérard…

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One of the main goals of Gut Microbiota Worldwatch is to spread knowledge about gut microbiota in society. In line with this goal, we are very happy to share a new initiative with you. We would like to offer our readers a free copy (eBook) of “Microbiota, these bacteria that do us good” by French author and microbiota expert Gérard…

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The gut microbiota - the community of hundreds of trillions of microorganisms living in our digestive system that perform a range of essential functions for our health - is a constant source of new and interesting content. Some months ago, we told you about how the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation was releasing a series of videos about these microscopic “superheroes”.…

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The gut microbiota - the community of hundreds of trillions of microorganisms living in our digestive system that perform a range of essential functions for our health - is a constant source of new and interesting content. Some months ago, we told you about how the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation was releasing a series of videos about these microscopic “superheroes”.…

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Asap Science, a Youtube channel specialising in science issues, has released the educational video You’re Not What You Think You Are, a video that discusses the role of the gut microbiota in our bodies. The video also provides information about the latest research into the benefits of microbiota transplants for some conditions that affect the bacteria in our gut. With…

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Asap Science, a Youtube channel specialising in science issues, has released the educational video You’re Not What You Think You Are, a video that discusses the role of the gut microbiota in our bodies. The video also provides information about the latest research into the benefits of microbiota transplants for some conditions that affect the bacteria in our gut. With…

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TED Ed Lessons Worth Sharing presents “You are your microbes”, an animated movie where the researchers Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin show, in an easy way, that the human body harbors a huge quantity of bacteria organized in communities. The relevance of these microbial communities is essential, they explained, because it is thanks to their activity that our body works…

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TED Ed Lessons Worth Sharing presents “You are your microbes”, an animated movie where the researchers Jessica Green and Karen Guillemin show, in an easy way, that the human body harbors a huge quantity of bacteria organized in communities. The relevance of these microbial communities is essential, they explained, because it is thanks to their activity that our body works…

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Do you want to know where the microbes that live in your digestive system come from? What is their relationship with metabolic conditions like diabetes or certain neurological disorders? Or perhaps you’re wondering how they change over time? These are just some of the questions answered by Youreka Science in this video that provides the essential information about our gut…

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Do you want to know where the microbes that live in your digestive system come from? What is their relationship with metabolic conditions like diabetes or certain neurological disorders? Or perhaps you’re wondering how they change over time? These are just some of the questions answered by Youreka Science in this video that provides the essential information about our gut…

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Dr. Karen Scott, of the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health at the University of Aberdeen (UK), tells us about probiotics and prebiotics and discusses what they are, how they differ from each other, how they alter our microbiota and the benefits they provide. “Most people know what a probiotic is, but there is a lot less understanding of prebiotics”,…

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Dr. Karen Scott, of the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health at the University of Aberdeen (UK), tells us about probiotics and prebiotics and discusses what they are, how they differ from each other, how they alter our microbiota and the benefits they provide. “Most people know what a probiotic is, but there is a lot less understanding of prebiotics”,…

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