microbiome

psychedelics
psychedelics

The Connection Between Ayahuasca, Your Stomach, and Your Mind

Could changing your gut bacteria alleviate depression and anxiety?
Mackenzie Erlank
5 days ago
mental health
mental health

Beef Jerky and Other Processed Meats Might Be Linked to Manic Episodes

People hospitalized for mania were three times more likely to have recently eaten meats like beef jerky, salami, hot dogs, or bacon.
Shayla Love
7.18.18
body
body

The Results of the First American Gut Project Are In

In the largest citizen science experiment to date, more than 11,000 people sent poop samples to a San Diego lab.
Daniel McDonald
5.18.18
You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

So Really, What Are the Benefits of Probiotics?

People take probiotics for digestion, immunity, depression, you name it. We looked into whether they're worth it.
Elizabeth Brown
4.30.18
POOP
POOP

Kim Jong-un Travels With His Own Toilet to Protect His Feces

"The leader’s excretions contain information about his health status so they can’t be left behind.”
Jesse Hicks
4.26.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

To Understand How Super Fit Bodies Work, We're Studying Their Poop

Science, baby.
Nick Keppler
8.28.17
You're Smarter Than That
You're Smarter Than That

Kombucha Isn't Making You Any Healthier

That buzz? It’s just the residual booze.
Cindy Kuzma
8.11.17
Eat This
Eat This

Whole Wheat Bread Isn't Always Healthier Than White Bread

The microbes in your gut play a big role in deciding what’s good for you.
Shayla Love
7.13.17
They Made Me Do It
They Made Me Do It

Are Gut Bacteria Driving Your Cravings?

Food-choice free will may be an illusion.
Shayla Love
4.25.17
It's Science
It's Science

Researchers Have a New Explanation for Adult Acne

Smarter ways of treating it could also be on the way.
Jesse Hicks
4.5.17
It's Science
It's Science

We Talked to the Scientists Turning Roadkill into Medicine

The process involves harrowing road trips and a lot of really disgusting Q-tips.
Eric Spitznagel
4.5.17
Transformations
Transformations

The Science Behind Your Failed New Year's Diet

Gut bacteria gets the last word again.
Ashley P. Taylor
1.1.17