Probiotics & prebiotics

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Seed Health acquires A.I. digital health company Auggi

By Stephen Daniells

Microbial sciences company Seed Health has acquired Auggi’s technology assets to expand its technology portfolio ahead of launching its first digital product focused on digestive health.

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Research team designs novel Microbiome Search Engine 2

By Danielle Masterson

When it comes to large-scale mining of microbiome data sets, the process can be complicated, tedious, and downright overwhelming. Given the large volume of data, it is difficult to relate a new microbiome sample to the huge number of existing microbiome...

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We need to address infant gut deficiency now, researchers warn

By Danielle Masterson

Initially thought to play a limited role, evidence shows the gut microbiome performs essential duties related to digestion and metabolism, immune system development and neurotransmitter production that affect behavior and cognitive function—from the moment...

NutraCast Podcast: Sun Genomics on personalized probiotics

NutraCast Podcast: Sun Genomics on personalized probiotics

By Danielle Masterson

Sun Genomics is a custom probiotics startup that uses personalized science to improve gut health. The company's first consumer product, Floré, analyzes the microflora of stool and uses the results to craft a custom probiotic. Through DNA sequencing,...