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Scientists catalog all the weird microbes on the human body - Mother Nature Network: Mother Nature NetworkScient...

Scientists catalog all the weird microbes on the human body - Mother Nature Network: Mother Nature NetworkScient...

Regardless of whether you are more like Pig-Pen or Little Miss Tidy, all humans carry around several pounds of living bacteria and related ilk on and in their bodies. Most of these microscopic hitchhikers are harmless, and some actually are crucial for a healthy life; but others, should they gain an upper hand, can kill you. Now, scientists have cataloged perhaps as much as 99 percent of the tiny critters that occupy nearly every inch of the human body inside and out. This work, the culmination of a five-year effort called the Human Microbiome Project , involving hundreds of scientists and dozens of universities, appears in 16 scientific articles to be published on June 14 in the journal Nature and in several journals in the Public Library of Science (PLoS). You are not alone Human microbes outnumber our own cells by a factor of 10 to 1. There are trillions. Most are bacte...

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