Archeological Fecal Samples Indicate Ancestral Human Gut Microbiome Resembles That of Modern, Rural Humans | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Archeological samples of human feces dating back more than a thousand years indicate that ancestral human gut microbiomes more closely resemble the gut microbiomes of modern humans living in rural communities than those of modern, cosmopolitan humans, researchers led by the University of Oklahoma's Cecil Lewis reported in PLOS One yesterday.

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