Webcasts on the Human Microbiome

Posted on February 27, 2016  Comments (2)

The human microbiome is a very interesting aspect of our health and biology.

The 99% figure they quote is mainly silly. It might be technically accurate, but it is much more misleading than accurate (if it is accurate). We have more non-human cells than human but those cells are much smaller and we are overwhelmingly made up of human cells by weight (95+%).

The complexity of healthy bodies is far from understood. It is interesting to watch our understanding of the balancing act going on inside of us. Many foreign “invaders” are critical to our health.

Related: People are Superorganisms With Microbiomes of Thousands of SpeciesPeople Have More Bacterial Cells than Human CellsFighting Superbugs with Superhero BugsWe Have Thousands of Viruses In Us All the Time

Four prominent experts give 15 minute presentations about our microbiome and then discuss ideas and answer questions at the Boston Museum of Science:

2 Responses to “Webcasts on the Human Microbiome”

  1. Florice Thierry
    February 28th, 2016 @ 8:06 am

    I agree, I guess that microbiome plays an important role in our anatomy!

  2. Artikel kesehatan terbaru
    March 2nd, 2016 @ 9:28 am

    the information is of interest to many readers and many people, cool and easy to understand readers, we wait for the next update cool article writer.

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