White House announces $500 million for microbiome research

Private sector groups joined the Obama administration in pledging $500 million for “the integrated study of microbiomes across different ecosystems.” Microbiomes, communities of micro-organisms that live on or in people, plants, soil, oceans and the atmosphere, maintain healthy functioning of diverse ecosystems and influence human health, climate change and food security, said the White House… » Read More

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