Bacteria on our bodies may be protecting us from skin cancer

日期:2019-03-01 10:10:02 作者:通灯 阅读:

Description:STEVE GSCHMEISSNER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Your skin is crawling with bacteria – and some of them could be protecting you from cancer. That’s what Teruaki Nakatsuji at the University of California, San Diego and his colleagues found when they took a closer look at the friendly bacteria that makes a home on our skin. “The human skin has almost a million bacteria per square centimetre,” says Nakatsuji. Some of these are thought to have an important role in health,