Microbe Talk: February 2016

It’s a well-known fact that the number of bacteria in, and on, a person outnumber the actual human cells present by 10:1, right? While this ratio often appears on presentation slides across the world, is it actually true? In this month’s podcast, Anand spoke to Professor Ron Milo from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, who has recently co-authored a Cell paper that is examining this well-used estimate to see if it holds up…

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Benjamin Thompson

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