May 29, 2017

What if you can workout while keeping cool with a pleasant smell ? In today’s post, read about researchers from MIT who have developed a ‘breathable workout suit’ using humidity-sensitive E.coli that can take care of cooling you down as you sweat.

Human vaginal microbiome

Early pregnancy vaginal microbiome trends and preterm birth – Stout MJ – Am J Obstet Gynecol.

Human gut microbiome

Chronic consequences on human health induced by microbial pathogens: Growth faltering among children in developing countries – Nataro JP – Vaccine

The gut-brain axis in Parkinson’s disease: Possibilities for food-based therapies – Perez-Pardo P – Eur J Pharmacol.

Animal experiments

Influence of Dietary Avocado on Gut Health in Rats – Paturi G – Plant Foods Hum Nutr.

Review:
Transcriptional networks in rodent models support a role for gut-brain communication in neurogenic hypertension: A review of the evidence – Zubcevic J – Physiol Genomics

Plant, root, and soil microbiome

Review: Let the Core Microbiota Be Functional – Lemanceau P – Trends Plant Sci.

An environment friendly engineered Azotobacter can replace substantial amount of urea fertilizer and yet sustain same wheat yield – Umesh K. Bageshwar – Appl Environ Microbiol.
High-resolution analyses reveal structural diversity patterns of microbial communities in Chromite Ore Processing Residue (COPR) contaminated soils – Min X – Chemosphere

Built environment
Pathways in bacterial and archaeal communities dictated by ammonium stress in a high solid anaerobic digester with dewatered sludge – Li N – Bioresour Technol.

Microbes in the news
Experimental athletic shirt uses bacteria to keep you cool during workouts – eParisExtra
Gut Bacteria Changes After Some Weight-Loss Surgeries – tucson.com

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