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40 Trillion Bacteria on and in Us? Fewer Than We Thought.
The New York Times
The New York Times covers the finding by Weizmann scientists that turned a long-held number on its head. For decades, scientists believed that we had far more bacteria on and in our bodies than human cells: in fact, 10 times more. The Weizmann finding reveals that the real proportion is more like 1:1 – and that, in fact, at times we can be more human than “bug.”
February 15, 2016