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What’s on Your Skin? Archaea, That’s What

It turns out your skin is crawling with single-celled microorganisms — and they’re not just bacteria. Hoi-Ying Holman, director of the Berkeley Synchrotron Infrared Structural Biology Program, collaborated on a study that found that the skin microbiome also contains archaea, a type of extreme-loving microbe, and that the amount of it varies with age. More>

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