Ecologically speaking, we are communities of interacting cells. 100 trillion microbes call the human body a home. 2-5 lbs of your total body weight are microbes! Wow! And these microbes play an essential role in making us healthy!
Listen to this fascinating story, “Your Inner Ecosystem,” on NPR’s On Point . . .
Check it out here: http://onpoint.wbur.org/2012/06/20/bacteria-2