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Growing on You: Our bodies are crawling with microbes

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Tags: biology

One article on PainSci cites Achenbach 2005: Ten Trillion Cells Walked Into a Bar

PainSci notes on Achenbach 2005:

This article contains some fascinating gee-whiz facts about our biology. According to the article and quoted experts, microbes living in our bodies outnumber our own cells 10 to 1 and there are a hundred trillion microorganisms in the intestines alone.

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