Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Your Body is a Bacteria Circus, and That's a Good Thing

Bacteria play such a critical role in our body that some microbiologists recommend humans should be classified as "superorganisms," reports the NY Times.

From breaking down food in our guts to creating oil that keeps our skin soft, bacteria do a lot to keep us healthy. And there are a lot of them in and on us. According to the Times report, bacterial cells outnumber human cells 10-to-1 in the body.

Take a look at your inner elbow. Right there you've got at least six species of bacteria with a population density of one million per square centimeter. Quite a party.

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