By Andrea Anderson

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The microbial communities living on human skin differ enough from one individual to the next to potentially serve as a useful forensic tool, according to a paper scheduled to appear online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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