30th April 2018, 13:19
Only 43% Human
More than half of your body is actually not human.
This is the latest from scientists, who claim that human cells make up 43% of the body’s total cell count, with the rest being microscopic colonists.
The potential benefits of figuring out the other half of ourselves – the microbiome – would rapidly transform our understanding of diseases from allergies to Parkinson’s.
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30th April 2018, 13:21