Some conditions - such as obesity, depression and functional odor disorders - come with a social stigma. Understanding the etiology of these conditions helps to avoid stereotypes and find remedies.
We need to maintain ponds for their beauty, for their cultural significance, and protect next generations of people and other inhabitants of the Earth.
Epulopiscium: a bacteria that can wreak havoc in the gut.
Social networks are inundated with fake user profiles and untrustworthy users. Scientists from and academia are developing algorithms to calculate "trust index" and identify fakes, but reality is more complex than existing algorithms.
We are still waiting for the 4th batch of sequences/taxonomies and are incorporating more data from different sources for our NCT03582826 study, but have already started looking at the available data.