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How industrialized life remodels the microbiome
A new study from an MIT-led team has revealed that these bacterial populations can remake themselves within the lifetime of their host, by passing genes back and forth.
Turning microbiome research into a force for health
A diverse group of researchers is working to turn new discoveries about the trillions of microbes in the body into treatments for a range of diseases.
Spotlight on Dr. Majdi Osman, MD MPH
An interview with Dr.Majdi Osman, the clinical director of OpenBiome. We talk to Osman about what it’s like to manage the world’s largest stool bank, his ongoing pursuit to try and help children who suffer from malnourishment, and even his extracurricular activity: writing a children’s book!

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