New Study: Gut Bacteria May Influence Brain Development

by Paleo Rob on 02/02/2011

Interesting new study here on gut bacteria:110201083928

A team of scientists from around the globe have found that gut bacteria may influence mammalian brain development and adult behavior. The study is published in the scientific journal PNAS, and is the result of an ongoing collaboration between scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the Genome Institute of Singapore.

The influence of gut bacteria (probiotics) on human physiology is still a nebulous area of science, but the symbiosis seems to be becoming clearer and more pronounced. Are humans the dominant creature on the planet, or are we just vessels for the true dominant creature, Bacteria…

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