Not all microbes are bad

by Laurie on May. 27th, 2008

It is important to remember that not all microbes make you sick. In fact many are even helpful. Click here for a New York times article that summarizes recent findings or go to the original scientific article in
Genome Research about human skin microbes. Finally you can learn more about gut microbe research at Washington University here.

Why do microbes always get such a bad reputation?

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petey pobs's picture
petey pobs says:

because the amount of protons found in such organisms is lkly to contain desease and cann often result in death.

posted on Mon, 06/23/2008 - 3:48pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

the microbes are a secret band of assasins killing important figures throughout history.

posted on Mon, 06/23/2008 - 3:49pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

microbes are the modern day preachers they go around spreding things( in this case disese) and sit back and watch everyone else do the work

posted on Tue, 11/24/2009 - 12:11pm
JGordon's picture
JGordon says:

I'll have to Google it, but I'm pretty sure there were microbes before there were preachers.

posted on Tue, 11/24/2009 - 2:01pm

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