Gut Microbes Could Soon Diagnose and Explain The…

(Credit: sedat seven/shutterstock) Doctors have long scratched their heads over the causes and cures for two common diseases of the digestive system: IBS and IBD. But research out today in Science Translational Medicine takes a…

Could Extraterrestrial Sugar Explain How Life Began on…

A composite image of meteors falling through Earth’s atmosphere during the 2015 Perseid meteor shower. (Credit: Belish/Shutterstock) Extraterrestrial Sugar Scientists have discovered derivatives of life’s building blocks in carbon-rich meteorite samples, a first. They also showed…