37°C is the oft-quoted number for ‘normal human temperature’, but modern humans run a little colder than that.
Pills containing live bacteria on the horizon Taking a pill full of live bacteria does not sound like a medicine that your doctor would, or could, prescribe – but it might soon be. In the last decade, gut microbiome research has drawn a lot of attention and funding, but it was not clear whether any therapies would come out of it any time soon. Synlogic, Inc in Cambridge, MA developed a live bacterial therapy to treat phenylketonuria,
How certain mouth structures of whales evolved has long been a mystery to whale scientists, but a new study may have found the answer