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Lab’s Holman Explains Sweat-Eating Microbes for Student Science Publication

Researchers thought archaea preferred extreme environments, but are finding they are everywhere, even on skin. “Some of these weird microbes like our sweat,” explains Hoi-Ying Holman of the Earth and Environmental Sciences Area. She uses the Advanced Light Source to study to archaea, and was part of a new study showing the cells seem to prefer children and the elderly. More>

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