A probiotic treatment for obesity?

Alterations in the gut microbiota—the microorganisms residing in the gastrointestinal tract—have been implicated in the development of obesity and other chronic diseases.

Better chocolate with microbes

For decades, researchers have worked to improve cacao fermentation by controlling the microbes involved. Now, to their surprise, a team of Belgian researchers has discovered that the same species of yeast used in production ...

Researchers propose way to remove iron from contaminated water

High concentrations of dissolved iron from abandoned coal mines in Pennsylvania have been contaminating some of the commonwealth's streams and rivers for many years, potentially affecting aquatic habitats and drinking water ...

Polyester clothes stink after exercise; cotton, not so much

Polyester clothes smell worse than cotton, following intensive exercise by their wearers, because bacteria that cause odor grow better on polyester, according to research published ahead of print in the journal Applied and ...

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