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Your Feces Is a Wonderland of Viruses

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    Last Updated: July 14, 2010

    sciencehabit writes “Thanks to an anlaysis of fecal samples from four sets of Missouri-born female identical twins and their mothers, researchers have concluded that human guts harbor viruses as unique as the people they inhabit; the viral lineup differs even between identical twins. Even more surprising? These viruses may be doing good work inside of us.”

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