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Digestion is the mechanical and chemical breaking down of food into smaller components, to a form that can be absorbed, for instance, into a blood stream. Digestion is a form of catabolism; a break-down of macro food molecules to smaller ones.
Positive childhood environments may help buffer the physiological effects of adversity and trauma

Positive childhood environments may help buffer the physiological effects of adversity and trauma

Scientific review highlights the impact of coffee on digestive organs

Scientific review highlights the impact of coffee on digestive organs

Study reports of receptor-binding domain multimer capable of enhancing the immune response against SARS-CoV-2

Study reports of receptor-binding domain multimer capable of enhancing the immune response against SARS-CoV-2

Microbial characteristics of COVID-19

Microbial characteristics of COVID-19

Using lab-grown stomachs to shed light on the symptoms of COVID-19

Using lab-grown stomachs to shed light on the symptoms of COVID-19

Computational tools reveal how blood enzyme works at the atomic level

Computational tools reveal how blood enzyme works at the atomic level

Are our bowel habits written in our DNA?

Are our bowel habits written in our DNA?

Combination treatment can effectively inhibit tumor growth

Combination treatment can effectively inhibit tumor growth

Probiotics significantly improve the symptoms of pregnancy-related problems

Probiotics significantly improve the symptoms of pregnancy-related problems

Study sheds new light on how certain neurons regulate the number of heart muscle cells

Study sheds new light on how certain neurons regulate the number of heart muscle cells

Trends and developments in current and future gut microbiome research

Trends and developments in current and future gut microbiome research

Targeted proteomics for detection of SARS-CoV-2 proteins in clinical samples

Targeted proteomics for detection of SARS-CoV-2 proteins in clinical samples

UQ-developed oral vaccine marks a leap forward in the battle against hookworm infections

UQ-developed oral vaccine marks a leap forward in the battle against hookworm infections

New study reveals how gut microbes may contribute to the beneficial effects of breastfeeding

New study reveals how gut microbes may contribute to the beneficial effects of breastfeeding

Study reveals unique molecular mechanisms of stomach’s acid pump

Study reveals unique molecular mechanisms of stomach’s acid pump

IgA antibodies play a key role in keeping the intestinal flora in balance

IgA antibodies play a key role in keeping the intestinal flora in balance

Sleep-enhancing peptides in cow’s milk could help develop new, natural sleep remedies

Sleep-enhancing peptides in cow’s milk could help develop new, natural sleep remedies

Plasmonic sensing of isothermally amplified nucleic acids and single-molecule detection of SARS-CoV-2

Plasmonic sensing of isothermally amplified nucleic acids and single-molecule detection of SARS-CoV-2

Antibody validation and rapid peptide mapping technology

Antibody validation and rapid peptide mapping technology

Biosimilar drugs are cheaper than biologics. Are they similar enough to switch?

Biosimilar drugs are cheaper than biologics. Are they similar enough to switch?