How animals can help us demystify viruses

Bats get a bad rap as viral vectors, but there are plenty of other animals that play a role in the rise and spread of infectious agents. (Walter Navarro/Pixabay/) As told to Sandra Gutierrez G. The COVID-19 origin story is murky at best. Epidemiologists agree that the disease likely thrived in bats before it made […]

Ingestible capsule that could help demystify the gut-brain axis — ScienceDaily

Anyone who has experienced “butterflies in the stomach” before giving a big presentation will be unsurprised to learn there is a physical connection between their gut and their brain. Neuroscientists and medical professionals call this connection the “gut-brain axis” (GBA); a better understanding of the GBA could lead to the development of treatments and cures […]