How bacteria rule over your body - new explainer video


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/10/05/how-bacteria-rule-over-your-bo.html


#2

This kind of misses the essential point - that it is neither “my” body, nor a “human” microbiome. We comprise a system.


#3

I love the fact they outnumber our cells… But they are very small in comparison.

Fun Fact - IIRC Mitochondria are simple bacteria who decided to stick around in a cell and work together.


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I have a pitch: Someone, breed/modify mouth cavity bacteria that will not only push out the harmful caries-forming ones but also make your breath smell nice.


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If “you” go deep enough along that line of thought, you will find out there really isn’t any you to begin with.


#6

Yes, and that would be accurate.


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LOL


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If you go even deeper, everything turns to liquid.


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