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Home sweet microbe: Dust in your house can predict geographic region, gender of occupants


August 26, 2015

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The dust collecting in the average American household harbors a teeming menagerie of bacteria and fungi, and as researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and North Carolina State University have discovered, it may be able to predict not only the geographic region of a given home, but the gender ratio of the occupants and the presence of a pet as well.Full Story

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