Through the Teeming Jungles of Microbes | GenomeWeb

The human body is an ecosystem, Lita Proctor, director of the Human Microbiome Project at the US National Institutes of Health, tells Rob Stein from NPR's Morning Edition as he embarks on a tour of the human microbiome. While there are distinct habitats, Stein notes that the microbes living in each do communicate with one another and with host cells.

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