Microbes, microbes, everywhere — and the researchers of the Wild Life of Your Home project want to sequence them all. Ecologists at North Carolina State University are asking for the public's help in collecting the various creatures that live in people's homes in order to sequence and identify them, reports Wired's Danielle Venton.

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