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Outside of ‘occasional surges’, biodiversity evolution has been largely stagnant for millions of years, studies suggest

Real Clear Science | 
The traditional view is that species have increased in diversity continuously over the past 200 million years, particularly in the last ...

Could transplanting ‘young’ gut bacteria boost brain function in the elderly?

Horizon | 
A study in mice has indicated that the make-up of bacteria in the gut is linked with learning abilities and ...

Secret to longer life? Specific genes in worms can increase lifespan by almost 400%

Horizon | 
In a project called MacModel, researchers are using the flatworm Macrostomum lignano, which is normally found living in the tidal sands of ...
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