The Remarkable Biodiversity Of Belly Buttons

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Rob Dunn, science writer and biologist, North Carolina State University and author of The Wild Life of Our Bodies

Scientists at the Belly Button Biodiversity Project wanted to engage the public. They started to culture the bacteria in people's navels as a way to remind them about the life living on their bodies. In the process, they discovered diverse organisms, some of them completely new to science.

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