Contact: Karsten Kristiansen
University of Copenhagen
Caption: Studying gut bacteria can reveal a range of human illness. Now, new research shows that the composition of a person's intestinal bacteria could play an important role in the development of type 2 diabetes. A team scientists from the University of Copenhagen and the Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) are behind the results published in the journal Nature.
Credit: University of Copenhagen. Production: Lasse Foghsgaard and Mathias Nielsen. Photography: Mathias Nielsen Speak: Carl Hagman
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