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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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Can probiotics help treat antibiotic-related infection?

If you go down to your local supermarket today, you shouldn’t be surprised if you find a wide array of probiotic-based products (mainly yoghurts), each associated with claims that they will improve your dietary health. Whether probiotics actually provide any … Continue reading

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