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17 Jul 2019
by Lisa Keilhofer 0
2019-07-17 09:59
by Lisa Keilhofer
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The recent edition of SPIEGEL magazine is under the headline „The super organ – gut and the secret of a long life“. Judging from the title, one might think this is just one more – more or less profound – guideline on dieting. But this essay takes it one step further.

2019-07-17 09:59
by Lisa Keilhofer
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08 Jul 2019
by Kristin Neumann 0
2019-07-08 15:57
by Kristin Neumann
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In May 2019 Rotterdam was a hot place for microbiome lovers! Global Engage has brought many microbiome scientists, but especially the microbiome industry to Rotterdam.
2019-07-08 15:57
by Kristin Neumann
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26 Jun 2019
by Lisa Keilhofer 0
2019-06-26 10:36
by Lisa Keilhofer
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One of the most prominent representatives of microbiome research is Professor Rob Knight, University of California, San Diego. He received wide attention beyond the science business with his book "Dirt is Good".

2019-06-26 10:36
by Lisa Keilhofer
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Humanity is just a speck in
the massively bacterial world.
We need to get used to that idea."

"Given that fact, it shouldn’t surprise us that microbes occupy most of us as well.
Seventy to ninety percent of all cells in the human body are bacterial,
representing perhaps 10,000 different species. Genetically we get even less real
estate: 99 percent of the unique genes in our bodies are bacterial. This population
of over 100 trillion microorganisms makes up our microbiome: a collection of
microbial communities that has evolved along with homo sapiens to help orchestrate
basic life processes, beginning the moment we’re born."
Ashton Applewhite, Autor beim American Museum of Natural History >> Mehr dazu

A very nice video (from NPR: www.npr.org)
which explains your microbiome in just 5 minutes. Enjoy!

The next time you look in a mirror, think about this: In many ways you're more microbe than human. There are 10 times more cells from microorganisms
like bacteria and fungi in and on our bodies than there are human cells …"

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The microbiome topic affects us all. When it comes to our health, we should know what is going on in our bodies. The subject microbiome has not arrived in the general public yet. MyMicrobiome wants to inform the public about a topic that is more important to our health than we might have thought.
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  • What are bacteria, what is the microbiome, what does it do in my body?
  • What effects does a damaged microbiome have on my health and well-being? What role do antibiotics play?
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