Rising tundra temperatures create worrying changes in microbial communities
8 Jul 2019 ⋅ Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Vertical transmission of sponge microbiota is inconsistent and unfaithful
Understanding how animals acquire their microbiomes, especially microbial symbionts, is necessary to learn how environments shape host phenotypes via host-microbe interactions and whether hosts and their microbiomes represent an important unit of natural selection.
8 Jul 2019 ⋅ Nature Ecology and Evolution
Leaving microbes out of climate change conversation has major consequences, experts warn
More than 30 microbiologists from 9 countries have issued a warning to humanity - they are calling for the world to stop ignoring an 'unseen majority' in Earth's biodiversity and ecosystem when addressing climate change.
18 Jun 2019 ⋅ Nature Reviews Microbiology