"Decades of agricultural research has shown that antibiotics seem to flip a switch in young animals’ bodies, helping them pack on pounds...the drugs can act like a kind of superfood to produce cheap meat...But what if that meat is us?"
A University of Oklahoma-led study has demonstrated that ancient DNA can be used to understand ancient human microbiomes. The microbiomes from ancient people have broad reaching implications for understanding recent changes to human health, such as what good bacteria might have been lost as a result of our current abundant use of antibiotics and aseptic practices.
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MERS deaths at 33; researchers claim progress (mentions National Center for Biotechnology Information as one of the locations where a full genetic series of the virus is located and available to the public for study)