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Molecular biologist talks cheese

While many microbiologists build entire research careers around studies of a single microorganism, Rachel Dutton has taken her career in the other direction—examining collections of microbes, but with an unusual twist. ...

dateApr 22, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Do gut microbes shape our evolution?

Scientists increasingly realize the importance of gut and other microbes to our health and well-being, but one UC Berkeley biologist is asking whether these microbes—our microbiota—might also have played a role in shaping ...

dateApr 21, 2016 in Evolution
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Downwind safety on the farm

Consumers don't buy leafy greens and other healthy supermarket produce anticipating the food might make their families sick. Or at least, they didn't used to.

dateApr 13, 2016 in Environment
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