Dr. Georg Reischer TU Wien (c) TU Wien

When a mammal eats the same as a bird, this doesn’t mean that it has the same bacteria in its intestines. This was shown in a study of the microbiome in the digestive tract of one hundred and twenty-eight animals. The results are supposed to help to find the cause of fecal contamination in water.

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Author profile picture Hildegard Suntinger is a writer. She lives in Vienna as a freelance journalist and writes about all aspects of fashion production. She is interested in new trends in design, technology, and business. She is particularly excited about discovering interdisciplinary tendencies and the blurring of boundaries between different disciplines. The key element is technology, which changes all areas of life and work.