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Stem cells with Neanderthal DNA are being grown in order to further learn about the Neanderthal brain.

Neanderthal 'minibrains' grow in dish

Stem cells with Neanderthal DNA are being grown in order to further learn about the Neanderthal brain.
An individual experiencing sleep apnea can alter the gut microbiome which potentially can lead to cardiovascular disease.

Researchers Uncover Possible Link Between Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease

An individual experiencing sleep apnea can alter the gut microbiome which potentially can lead to cardiovascular disease.
Brain stem cells could be the key in finding a drug that treats and possibly cure infected people with the Zika virus.

Repurposed drug for Zika

Brain stem cells could be the key in finding a drug that treats and possibly cure infected people with the Zika virus.
C-Section babies swabbed with their mother's vaginal fluid can affect the baby's microbiome to closely resemble babies who passed through the birth canal.

This Simple Technique Gives C-Section Babies All the Benefits of a Vaginal Delivery

C-Section babies swabbed with their mother's vaginal fluid can affect the baby's microbiome to closely resemble babies who passed through the birth canal.
Factors such as diet, antibiotics and mental health status can influence the microbial and molecular makeup for your gut.

Big Data from World's Largest Citizen Science Microbiome Project Serves Food for Thought

Factors such as diet, antibiotics and mental health status can influence the microbial and molecular makeup for your gut.
The vast amount of microbes living in and on us serves many beneficial factors in keeping us healthy as well as posing potential health risk.

What's Living in You?

The vast amount of microbes living in and on us serves many beneficial factors in keeping us healthy as well as posing potential health risk.
Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. recognizes the Jacobs Medical Center for its care and services for mothers and babies.

Skin-to-Skin to Breastfeeding: Jacobs Medical Center Receives Baby Friendly Designation

Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. recognizes the Jacobs Medical Center for its care and services for mothers and babies.
New and more sensitive methods are being used to analyze microbiome data.

How are the bacteria in our guts related to each other? New technique provides insight

New and more sensitive methods are being used to analyze microbiome data.
Studies have found that mother's with depression can negatively impact their child's cognitive development up to the age of sixteen.

Mother's Depression Might Do the Same to Her Child's IQ

Studies have found that mother's with depression can negatively impact their child's cognitive development up to the age of sixteen.
Genes in our microbiome surpas in abundance in comparison to human cells that has an estimate of making up less than half of our body's total cell count.

More Than Half Your Body is Not Human

Genes in our microbiome surpas in abundance in comparison to human cells that has an estimate of making up less than half of our body's total cell count.
Further research in pulmonary neuroendocrine cells (PNECs) reveal significant findings relating to allergic asthma responses.

Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cells Amplify Allergic Asthma Responses

Further research in pulmonary neuroendocrine cells (PNECs) reveal significant findings relating to allergic asthma responses.
New microbial detection techniques are revealing previously undetected bacterial in unforeseen areas.

What Do Spacecraft, Newborns and Endangered Shellfish Have in Common?

New microbial detection techniques are revealing previously undetected bacterial in unforeseen areas.