• News HeadlinesNew type of programmed cell death found in fly gut

    New type of programmed cell death found in fly gut

    (ORDO NEWS) — Japanese scientists have discovered a completely new type of programmed cell death, which ensures constant tissue renewal in the intestines of Drosophila flies. The process is called erebosis. Now researchers are looking to find out if other animals, including humans, have it. Programmed death occurs due to intracellular processes. It allows you to remove damaged or diseased cells before they have time to harm the body. Today,…

  • News HeadlinesTheres a Bunch of Bacteria Having Sex in Your Gut And Its Wilder Than We Thought

    There’s a Bunch of Bacteria Having ‘Sex’ in Your Gut, And It’s Wilder Than We Thought

    (ORDO NEWS) — The human gut is the host of a rampant microscopic orgy. To survive, the microbes in our digestive tract are having ‘sex’ with each other on a regular basis, all in the name of swapping secrets on how to survive deadly doses of antibiotics. A team of researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of California Riverside has now learned just how far this…