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Scoping out the trillions of germs that call the healthy human body home.
A new study of the critters that live on the human body find that our skin is home to a much wider variety of bacteria than previously thought.
Changes in the gut alter brain chemistry and behavior in mice, according to a new study.
A study suggests good bacteria in yogurt affect digestion, but not by repopulating the gut’s flora.
Can samples of the bacteria on a person's hands be enough to identify them?
The nautilus, the “living fossil” of cephalopods, can uncover the origins of the...
Could a stash of ancient bones be the work of a giant cephalopod?
In less than a second, cephalopods can change the color, pattern and shape of th...
Biologist Sarah Zylinski studies how cuttlefish see the world by looking at thei...
\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.