Gallery: Bacteria in Your Belly Button

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Unknown and mysterious species of microbe lurk in our belly buttons, the Bellybutton Biodiversity project is finding. Preliminary results from the project,…Read More »

based at North Carolina State University, show hundreds of new or little-known types of bacteria living in navels. Some of these miniscule creatures can grow into fuzzy colonies on petri dishes.    Less «
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