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AWARD: Microbiome Rewilding Hypothesis paper receives 2017 Bradshaw Medal

We are pleased to announce a team of leading researchers at the Environment Institute have been awarded the honour of the 2017 Bradshaw Medal. Their paper which was published in Restoration Ecology titled: Urban habitat restoration provides a human health benefit through microbiome rewilding: the Microbiome Rewilding Hypothesis suggested the Microbiome Rewilding Hypothesis which proposed restoring biodiverse […]

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Old microbial friends key to good health

The human microbiome is increasingly being recognised as an important part of our well-being. But research is showing that our interact with microbiomes in the environment can have a huge effect on the microbiomes in our bodies. The beneficial bacteria that populate our body play a huge role in our metabolism and physiology. If the population […]

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Podcast: Does the future of health lie in the past?

What are gut microbiomes, and why should they matter to you? Dr Laura Weyrich, from the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD), spoke with The Wire about why bacteria is so important to our health, and whether new diet trends are really the healthy options we think they are. Listen to Dr Weyrich’s full […]

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