|Pp. 6-7: News & Notes
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First Map of the Bacterial Makeup of Health Humans is Published
Huttenhower C, et al (The Human Microbiome Project Consortium) (2012) Structure, function and diversity of the healthy human microbiome. Nature 486: 207-214.
Methe BA, et al (The Human Microbiome Project Consortium) (2012) A framework for human microbiome research. Nature 486: 215-221
Huse SA, et al (2012) A core human microbiome as viewed through 16S rRNA sequence clusters. PLoS ONE 7(6): e34242. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034242
Turtle Middle Ear is Specialized for Underwater Hearing
Christensen-Dalsgaard J, et al (2012) Specialization for underwater hearing by
the tympanic middle ear of the turtle, Trachemys scripta elegans. Proc. R. Soc. B
Vale, Sheetz, and Spudich Receive Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
MBL Press Release
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