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Human Microbiome Project

 
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looks like they have gotten the first part finished, now to figure out what it means.

going to be interesting if it links to obesity

I think this is one of the premier science projects happening right now

http://www.hmpdacc.org/

http://www.astrobio.net/pressrelease/4827/the-rare-biosphere-of-the-human-body#34;map"%20of%20the%20bacterial%20make-up%20of%20healthy%20humans%20has%20deep%20roots%20in%20an%20unexpected%20place:%20the%20ocean.
 
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I've read some of the research. I do like the idea of not making war on all microbes since so many have co-evolved with us and help maintain the health of our bodies.

Ref: webpage
 
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2 new papers out, showing a link between antibiotics and obesity.

both try to show casual link with destruction of the microbiome
 
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gut bacteria attacking mucous membrane finally imaged

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130305131036.htm
 
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gut bacteria change after stomach stapling cures type 2 diabetes

http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2013/03/gut-microbiomes-surgical-weight-.html?rss=1
 
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Thing we don't know

http://blog.thingswedontknow.com/2013/03/the-beast-with-billion-backs-part-1.html
 
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