( education / science / biology ) "Researchers have mapped the normal bacteria that live in and on the healthy human body. The accomplishment sets the stage for better understanding how bacterial communities affect human health and disease... The scientists found that more than 10,000 microbial species occupy the human body. Th ... read more
( education / science / biology ) "HMP researchers also reported that this plethora of microbes contribute more genes responsible for human survival than humans contribute. Where the human genome carries some 22,000 protein-coding genes, researchers estimate that the human microbiome contributes some 8 million unique protein-co ... read more
( education / science / biology ) "Bacterial communities play important roles in the health of their hosts, including roles in immune system development1, nutrition2, and resistance to infection3."
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"Rare stellar explosions, called 'calcium-rich supernovae,' produced half of the universe's calcium and what is found in our teeth and bones, as it can create massive amounts in just..... read more