Gaming for gut research

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You may not think of yourself in this way, but in some ways your body is just a host for hundreds of trillions of microbes (including bacteria) that colonize us in fairly unique combinations in our guts, inside our various orifices and on the surface of our skin. These tiny creatures are essential to our survival: we couldn’t digest anything without them, for instance. Scientists are increasingly making links between the range of colonies of microorganisms that live on and within us, our lifestyle habits, and our health.

This full article appears on <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160831162953.htm">Science Daily</a>

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