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We Share More Of Our Germs With Dogs Than We Do With Our Children
2013-04-17 14:38:08

A new study looking at the types and transfer modes of microbes from the guts, tongues, foreheads and palms of 60 American families and their canines, has found that parents share more bacteria with family dogs than children.

2012-06-13 14:47:21

For the first time a consortium of researchers organized by the National Institutes of Health, including a University of Colorado Boulder professor, has mapped the normal microbial makeup of healthy humans.

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2010-06-22 07:15:41

Findings have potential health implications as infants grow and develop.

2009-11-06 06:40:52

A University of Colorado at Boulder team has developed the first atlas of bacterial diversity across the human body, charting wide variations in microbe populations that live in different regions of the human body and which aid us in physiological functions that contribute to our health.

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2008-11-04 08:05:00

Are women actually the dirtier of the two sexes?


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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