Monday 19 December 2016

10 Mysteries Of The Human Microbiome Revealed

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You may think of your body as home to only one organism: you. But you actually host trillions of microbes, mainly bacteria, fungi and viruses, comprising their own individual microbiomes - ecosystems - too small to be seen with the naked eye.

These living colonies in your body work in synergy with you to keep you healthy. Your microbiome is so unique to you, it could one day replace the fingerprint ID. And when artists interpret this amazing world, the results can be simply beautiful. Here are 10 mysteries revealed about the human microbiome.

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