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Zoo animals need ‘good’ bacteria, just like us

Carpenters work with wood, artists with paint, but what if the main material in your job was monkey poo? That’s the reality for Dr Suparna Mitra who presented her research on the gut microbiome of zoo animals earlier this week … Continue reading

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New to science: December 2013

Each month, the Society for General Microbiology publishes the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, which details newly discovered species of bacteria, fungi and protists. Here are a few of the new species that have been discovered, and the … Continue reading

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