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    What’s on your skin? Archaea, that’s what

    06/29/2017

06/29/2017

What’s on your skin? Archaea, that’s what

It turns out your skin is crawling with single-celled microorganisms — and they’re not just bacteria. A study has found that the skin microbiome also contains archaea, a type of extreme-loving microbe, and that the amount of it varies with age.