Ancient gut microbiomes shed light on human evolution

February 19, 2020 - General

The microbiome of our ancestors might have been more important for human evolution than previously thought, according to a new study published in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. An adaptive gut microbiome could have been critical for human dispersal, allowing our ancestors to survive in new geographic areas.

Credit: Inverse”In this paper, we begin to consider what the microbiomes of our ancestors might have been like and how they…

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