Liam Rooney and Rebecca McHugh discuss the lesser known side of microbial co-operation and competition and how we can exploit this for our own benefit.
Kym explores the fascinating properties of our friendly gut bacteria and explains why they are so vital for the human body.
Compared to healthy people, patients in Intensive Care Units have drastically different gut bacteria – leaving them vulnerable to serious infection and even death.
Could the microbes in the gut hold the key to Autistic Spectrum Disorders?
Kaitlyn Hair plunges into the microscopic world of the gut flora and questions how much influence our guts really have on our feelings.