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A Typical Human Gut Contains About 100 Trillion Bacterial Cells

A Typical Human Gut Contains About 100 Trillion Bacterial Cells

Daven Hiskey March 1, 2011 6

Today I found out the human gut contains about 100 trillion bacterial cells, about 10 times as many cells as make up the human body. The human gut is basically sterile until you are

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Humans Have a Lot More Than Five Senses

Humans Have a Lot More Than Five Senses

Daven Hiskey July 16, 2010 92

Today I found out humans have a lot more than five senses.  It turns out, there are at least nine senses and most researchers think there are more like twenty-one or so. Just for

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