We’re Still Not Through Cold and Flu Season. Here’s how Probiotics Could Help.
Recent research suggests that certain probiotic strains may reduce the frequency and severity of respiratory tract infections.
Seed vs. Other Probiotics: Why Quality Matters
Here we break down exactly what to look for in a probiotic, mythbust some of the most common misperceptions, share how our DS-01® Daily Synbiotic stacks up, and confirm when to trust your gut (pun intended).
An At-Home Experiment To Measure Your Transit Time—And What It Can Tell You About Your Gut Health
Transit time can be an illuminating data point about your digestive health. Here’s how to find out where you currently stand.
What are probiotics? How do they work? How you can choose the right one? You’ve come to the right place.
You are home to a community of trillions of microorganisms, including 38,000,000,000,000 (that’s 38 trillion) bacteria, living in and on your body. The bacteria alone represent 50% of you by cell count.
News From SeedLabs: The First Bacteria to Upcycle Single-Use Plastic is Heading to Space
Collaborators at Seed Health, MIT Media Lab Space Exploration Initiative, NREL, Weill Cornell, and Harvard have built an autonomous biological system that converts PET plastic into an environmentally benign “new plastic”.
Why are coral reefs dying?
Corals are integral to the health of the entire ocean ecosystem and beyond. But a host of threats have put coral reefs at risk of worldwide collapse within the next decade. Coral probiotics are being explored to restore our planet’s reefs.
Could Probiotics Help Honey Bees?
The honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) is one of our most vital insect pollinators, responsible for nearly a third of our global food crops—from avocados to coffee to blueberries, and even cotton. But widespread pesticide use—along with climate change, disease, and habitat loss—has contributed to a reduction of honey bee populations at an alarming rate.
Unlocking New Potential in the Gut-Brain Axis
Our Gut-Brain Development Program will translate breakthrough research for a new class of probiotics targeting the gut-brain pathway. Plus a Q&A with gut-brain pioneer Dr. Sarkis Mazmanian.
7 Microbiome Discoveries That Will Change How You “Do Health” In 2023
Every year brings new discoveries in microbiome science. And the more we learn, the more we understand the powerful opportunity we have to shape our microbiome, and in turn, our health. Here, we share seven important findings from the past year and what they mean for you.
CFU vs. AFU: Precision in Counting Microbes
There’s a wealth of information that can be found on the label of a probiotic. You may be used to seeing MILLIONS and BILLIONS plastered all over, but what do these numbers mean? And how are they measured?
The Gut-Immune Connection: The Role of the Gut Microbiome in Your Immunity
The gut and immune system are deeply connected, working together to carefully coordinate your body’s response to the world around and within you. But how do these seemingly separate systems influence one another? Microbes are an important part of the answer.