Your gut harbors genes stolen from sea life | Science

If the seaweeds nori, kombu, or wakame have long been part of your diet, there‚Äôs a good chance your gut bacteria harbor genes from sea life. Microbiologists have discovered the human gut microbiome has acquired this exotic DNA multiple times during the history of seaweed consumption in Asia. Whether these genes can be acquired in … Read more

Meteorite hunters rejoice: Antarctica probably harbors 300,000 undiscovered space rocks

An artificial intelligence program suggests there may be hundreds of thousands of meteorites left for scientists to discover on the icy fields of Antarctica and reveals what may be the most likely places to unearth them, a new study finds. Nearly two-thirds of all meteorites recovered on Earth originate in Antarctica. The cold, dry nature … Read more