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Posts tagged digestive tract

August 14, 2013

 

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Is It Healthy To Be Born With Bacteria?

Did you know we might be born with our own gut bacteria?

April 10, 2013

 

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Enjoying Your Food Increases The Nourishment Your Body Receives

Did last night's dinner make you drool with anticipation? Did lunch have you licking your chops?

February 28, 2012

 

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The Connection Between Bacteria And Multiple Sclerosis

Most people know illnesses like intestinal upsets can be caused by bacteria. They don't link bacteria with an illness like multiple sclerosis.

October 17, 2011

 

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Curbing Methane Emissions With Microbes

Cows, goats, and sheep require symbiotic microbes to help digest the plant biomass that they eat, and some of these microbes make methane.

May 29, 2009

 

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Moa Treasure

Scientist are studying the extinct giant moa bird and its environment. Find out what kinds of artifacts they are searching for to help their study!

April 16, 2006

 

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Mistletoe Bird

Some plants disperse their seeds via a process called zoochory, meaning they've evolved various ways to hitch rides with animals.

April 4, 2006

 

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Bile and the Digestion of Fats

What is stomach bile and where does it come into your body's digestive process?

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