Tag: bacteria

  • A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing: Mimicking Tumor with Probiotic

    A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing: Mimicking Tumor with Probiotic

    Created using BioRender.com Take a look in the mirror. What do you see? Given that you are reading an immunology blog, I hope your answer would be something along the line of a human being, or Homo sapiens if you want to be fancy. Now, let’s take a closer look together! At the genetic level, […]

  • Were we born with a microbiome? Maybe, maybe not!

    Were we born with a microbiome? Maybe, maybe not!

    Although ‘bacteria may be the only culture some people have’, just like good manners, bacteria in our microbiome are also something we acquire over time in our life. To understand the role of microbiome (and its variations) in health and disease, we first need to understand when humans start forming their first microbiome. The presence […]

  • Global Warming Impacts Not Only Our Environment, But Also Our Health

    Global Warming Impacts Not Only Our Environment, But Also Our Health

    Picture credits: CNN COVID may have been terrible for humanity but was beneficial for our earth. Despite of countless calls to action from scientists and activists alike, the human race failed to make the strides necessary to stop global warming from progressing to irreversible levels, resulting in increased frequency of natural disasters and diseases. The […]