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2000-year-old human leavings contain parasites from faraway places

Israel’s botanical gardens face funding crisis

Agriculture ministry slashes spending by more than 50%

Why did a humpback whale just save this seal's life?

First study finds multiple cases of humpback whales going on the offensive

Podcast: An omnipresent antimicrobial, a lichen ménage à trois, and tiny tide-induced tremors

On this week’s show: Alyson Yee talks about what the antimicrobial added to soap, toothpaste, and even toys might be doing to our microbiomes; and a daily news roundup

Microbes in our guts have been with us for millions of years

Study finds humans inherited our gut microbiome from an ancient ancestor

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