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Introduction to our Microbiome, the trillions of microbes living in and on the human body

I recently finished a 6-week online course on our microbiome through the University of Colorado-Boulder’s Coursera program, where scientists are sequencing gut bacteria through public participation in the American Gut Project. I first got interested in our microbiome a few years ago after reading “Germs Are Us” in The New Yorker magazine. What stuck in my […]

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