In Depth

E. coli K-12 turns 100 this year

While not your most obvious candidate for centenary celebrations, Brittany Niccum explains why we should commemorate the isolation of E. coli K-12 strain – arguably one of the most thoroughly studied…


Diagnosing dysbiosis – understanding imbalance in human gut microbiota

Dysbiosis describes imbalance in healthy gut bacteria... but what is a healthy gut? We ask Christina Casén to explain how such a complex and changeable ecology can be interpreted well enough to diagn…