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Scrubbing Your House Of Bacteria Could Clear The Way For Fungus

You might think that the more you clean, the less germy your home is.  That's what Laura-Isobel McCall, a biochemist at the University of Oklahoma, thought she'd find when she started comparing microbes between rural and urban homes in Peru and Brazil.  "We expected that all the microbes would actually become less diverse with urbanization, and that's not at all what we found for the fungi," she says.  Read more....



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