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Scientists find new, giant bacterial virus in human gut

New York, Feb 2 (IBNS): A new giant virus that infects bacteria commonly found in the human gut has been discovered by an international team led by researchers from UCL and UC Berkeley.

Gut enzymes could hold key to producing universal blood: Study

New York, Aug 26 (IBNS): For blood transfusions to be safe, the donor and patient blood types must match. Now researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified a new, more powerful group of enzymes that can turn any type of blood into the universally usable type O—expanding the pool of potential blood donors and making blood matching safer and easier.

Obesity trigger identified within human gut, finds study

Adelaide, Mar 23 (IBNS):  The key chemical for happiness and sadness, serotonin, is also a force in our body’s weight gain and calorie control, and scientists say more research could reduce obesity rates.