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 What is the Microbiome?What is the Microbiome?
 
Over 100 trillion microbes are living on or inside our bodies that consist of communities of bacteria, as well as viruses, protozoa, and fungi.
 
   Study unravels the mysteries of variation in microbiome compositionStudy unravels the mysteries of variation in microbiome composition
 
Oregon State University researchers have made a key advance in understanding how timing impacts the way microorganisms colonize plants, a step that could provide farmers an important tool to boost agricultural production.
 
   Healthy microbiome can reduce severity of chickungunya diseaseHealthy microbiome can reduce severity of chickungunya disease
 
Chikungunya virus, once confined to the Eastern Hemisphere, has infected millions of people in the Americas since 2013, when mosquitoes carrying the virus were discovered in the Caribbean.
 
 Scientists gain insights into how parasitic bacterium gives rise to lesions
 
Scientists gain insights into how parasitic bacterium gives rise to lesionsBacteria of the genus Bartonella are parasites that can be transmitted to humans via insect bites and animal scratches, resulting in an infection known as "bartonellosis." Cat-scratch disease and trench fever are forms of bartonellosis caused by different Bartonella species infecting humans.
 
 
 Researchers comprehensively describe the 'human tissue virome atlas'
 
Researchers comprehensively describe the 'human tissue virome atlas'Human-resident microbes can influence both health and disease. Investigating the microbiome using next-generation sequencing technology has revealed examples of mutualism and conflict between microbes and humans.
 
 
 Researchers discover how good gut bacteria can help reduce heart disease risk
 
Researchers discover how good gut bacteria can help reduce heart disease riskScientists have discovered that one of the good bacteria found in the human gut has a benefit that has remained unrecognized until now: the potential to reduce the risk for heart disease.
 
 
 Novel microbiome-based diagnostic tool can identify liver fibrosis, cirrhosis
 
Novel microbiome-based diagnostic tool can identify liver fibrosis, cirrhosisChronic liver disease represents a major global public health problem affecting an estimated 844 million people, according to the World Health Organization. It is among the top causes of mortality in Australia, the UK and the United States.