POSTS TAGGED AS microbiome

Predicting Microbiome Changes

August 13, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gut microbiome
Enteroendocrine cells in the human gut secrete serotonin, hormones and other chemicals that send signals to the brain via [MORE]

A Chip that Models the Human Gut

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Intestine chip
Human cells that line the intestines, and the bacteria that live in that region have conflicting needs for oxygen.  [MORE]

Building a Synthetic Microbiome

November 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Genetic signal transmission system
Quoting directly:  “Researchers from the Wyss Institute at Harvard University and Harvard Medical School (HMS) have created [MORE]

The American Gut Project

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Digestive system
In 2012, the University of California at San Diego’s internal review board approved a crowd funded microbiome project that [MORE]

Gut Microbiome and the Efficacy of Cancer Drugs

February 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gut Bacteria by NIH
This piece reviews studies of the relationship between gut bacteria profiles and the effectiveness of anticancer drugs. [MORE]

Artificial Intelligence for Wellness

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Microbiome
The interaction of some three billion bacterial genes and twenty thousand human genes in the human microbiome is the [MORE]

Sequencing Gut Flora

May 9, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Intestinal Cells
Perhaps you’ve seen those DNA tests that genealogy companies advertise on television. They might give a person a [MORE]

The Forensic Necrobiome

February 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Forensic Science Lab
Establishing a time of death is crucial in murder investigations. But that can be particularly difficult if a [MORE]

A New Twist for Probiotics: Drug Delivery

September 13, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

This is a story about an idea that obviously is not ready for prime time, but is fascinating nonetheless. Systems [MORE]

Why the Rise in Autoimmune Diseases?

July 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gut Microbiome
The hygiene hypothesis has been public health theory since the polio epidemics of the 1940’s; it holds that carefully [MORE]

The Ultimate Wearable

July 7, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Printed Photosynthetic Wearable
“Mushtari” is its name, from Arabic meaning “huge.” Maybe it should also mean “mindboggling.” This prototype of [MORE]

Microbiome Engineering Against Obesity

May 19, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Microbiome
Here’s an interesting thought: genetically engineer strains of bacteria that are not competitive with normal gut microbiota, but uniquely [MORE]

Craig Venter’s Aging Database Project

May 27, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Craig Venter
In 2003 Craig Venter’s Celera Corporation tied the government’s Human Genome Project in sequencing human DNA, and now Venter [MORE]

3-D Printable Protein Cages for Bacterial Zoos

December 10, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Printed Cages
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have used 3-D printing to fabricate protein cages in [MORE]