Microbiomes in Baboons: Evolution

The most common misconception ever is that humans evolved from apes. Even though they didn’t, that doesn’t mean baboon and human microbiomes are similar, does it?

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Baboon Microbiomes and Health

“Everyone in here has a different microbiome, it’s like a fingerprint.” quoted Dr. Elizabeth Archie, a professor at the University of Notre Dame. A human’s microbiome helps the human stay healthy by doing certain jobs. An example of this process would be the gut microbiome digesting food. But what do microbiomes have to do with baboons and their health?

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