Saw this new paper today: Dietary format alters fecal bacterial populations in the domestic cat (Felis catus) - Bermingham - 2013 - MicrobiologyOpen - Wiley Online Library
And was reminded on the Kitten Microbiome project. It was conceived as a (sort of) joke but studying the microbes in our domestic companion animals is a good thing and could be very interesting in many ways.
So I created a Mendeley group on cat / kitten microbiome studies:
Oh, and while I was at it I created a group for the Dog Microbiome.
Not sure these should really be completely separate (i.e., there could be a collection on the domestic animal microbiome) but am keeping them separate for now.
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Made a slideshow of the otters I saw at the UC Davis Riparian Preserve yesterday. See
Just got this press release by email. I am sick of receiving dozens of unsolicited press releases, especially those in topics not related ...
New article out from the Eisen Lab: Isolation and sequence-based characterization of a koala symbiont: Lonepinella koalarumSee Isolation and sequence-based characterization of a koala symbiont: Lonepinella koalarum Paper based on PhD thesis work of Katie Dahlha...
I have a new friend in Google Scholar Updates I have written about the Updates system before and if you want more information please see...