Bacteria in the gut may accumulate medications

Medicines can affect the gut microbiome. The sequestration of chemicals by bacteria would make the drugs less effective.

The microbes in your life. Why do we need them?

There are ten times more microbes in the human body than cells of its own. What are they for? Why is it vital for health to take care of the microbiota?

Why Resistant Starch Is Good For You

It serves as food for the microbiota, improves risk factors for cardiovascular diseases and is a small aid in fat loss.

The map of the microbes that live on our language

Our language could be compared to a kind of miniature city in which microorganisms grow, feed and compete for their living space. Now, a team of scientists publishes high-resolution images that detail the complex structure of these communities.

Extraordinary ecosystem that is under our feet

The life that hides in the bowels of our planet is as diverse and strange as what we can find on the surface.

Why do we have to talk about microbes when we talk about climate change

A team of microbiologists makes a global call on the need to take the microbial universe into account when we speak of a climate emergency. ¿Why is it so important?

What proportion do microbes make up in our body?

'We are a bag of bacteria', said Lynn Margulis, and she was not misguided ...

What is the common ancestor of all living things?

Scientists believe that the origin of all terrestrial life arose only once in the form of a primitive microbe. They have christened it LUCA.


Princess Charlène of Monaco is not returning – she plans to do so instead

Princess Charlène of Monaco is still in South Africa due to illness. There she will apparently stay - and has already made big plans.

Gil Ofarim files charges of false suspicion – hotel makes decision

The singer Gil Ofarim accuses the employee of a hotel in Leipzig of anti-Semitism and files two criminal charges. The police are investigating.

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Equal rights in traffic: Katharina Fegebank wants to gender dummies

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Jamie Foxx is happy with his celibate family life

The actor has two daughters with two wives. But he is not married. In his opinion, this has certain advantages.