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(Phys Org2)   Microbiologists find that the microbial community on the ISS is very diverse and more closely resembled that of homes than humans. Hopefully not yours   ( phys.org) divider line
    More: Interesting, Microbiology, International Space Station, UC Davis, Bacteria, ISS, Human Microbiome Project, microbial community, similar microbial community  
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2017-12-05 03:58:58 PM  
Wait till the microbes develop nukes.

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2017-12-05 09:02:32 PM  
What the ISS really needs to liven it up is some cats. They enjoy micro-gravity, right?

Weightlessness on the Vomit Comet
Youtube BTkFIE_-kL8
 
2017-12-05 11:05:41 PM  
Everybody stay calm, I'll take care of this. I'm a 40 yr old bachelor so I have a lot of experience with this situation. Now where do they keep the Febreze?
 
2017-12-05 11:56:40 PM  
They were fruitful and multiplied.

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2017-12-06 01:36:59 AM  
Space Cheerleaders?

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Who put the ass in astronaut?
That's right, we did it! Uh-huh!
 
2017-12-06 05:01:42 AM  
So the kitchen sink has more bacteria than the toilet?
//difficulty: not the same bacteria
 
2017-12-06 05:50:12 AM  
This work was part of a nationwide citizen science project called Project MERCCURI. The project is a collaboration between UC Davis and other organizations including Science Cheerleader, a group of current and former professional cheerleaders pursuing careers in science and math.

I can see two responses to this....
Need boners all around.
A lot of triggered MRAs.
 
2017-12-06 05:50:33 AM  

holdmybones: This work was part of a nationwide citizen science project called Project MERCCURI. The project is a collaboration between UC Davis and other organizations including Science Cheerleader, a group of current and former professional cheerleaders pursuing careers in science and math.

I can see two responses to this....
Nerd boners all around.
A lot of triggered MRAs.


Fixt
 
2017-12-06 08:01:46 AM  
The microbial community frown on your shenanigans.
 
2017-12-06 08:47:26 AM  
This is bullshiat science if I've ever seen it. Was there an expectation of anything different? They're not even in space but a very near earth orbit with a simulated environment.  If people can live on ISIS fundamentally unchanged so can any microbe.
 
2017-12-06 09:36:36 AM  
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