Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Restoring Faith In Scientific Methods

I'm trying to work out the "new math" that must be involved with this.

""There are 10 times more microbial cells associated with adult human bodies than there are human cells, so we are 90 percent microbial and 10 percent human," Gordon said. The bacteria can help people digest and absorb food that might otherwise be indigestible."

And my brane is boggling.  Surely he meant " . . . so we are 90.9% microbial and 9.1% human . . ." ?

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