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Transistor Episode 11 The Skinny On Your Skin
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Your skin is your largest organ and is also is a thriving ecosystem, covered in bacteria. While many of us consider regular showers key to keeping our skin healthy, a group of scientists -- and artists -- are starting to ask: Could the future of skin care not be soap, but bacteria?

More about this episode: transistor.prx.org/2015/04/the-skinny-on-your-skin/

Photo is of art by Noa Kaplan (http://www.noapkaplan.com/atopic). Photo by Jed Kim.

Hosted by microbiologist Christina Agapakis. This episode was produced by Kerry Donahue and Sruthi Pinnamaneni, and mixed by David Herman.

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