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The hidden organ

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Science  12 Feb 2016:
Vol. 351, Issue 6274, pp. 672
DOI: 10.1126/science.aad9684

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Gone are the days when microbes were considered mere disease-spreading agents that must be purged at all costs. Through a combination of videos, larger-than-life models, interactive displays, and live performance, The Secret World Inside You shows how microbes engage in complex, and often mutually beneficial, interactions with our skin, immune, and digestive systems.