Congratulations to all co-authors on the successful publication of their research in ESBL’s comfort chamber (affectionately, the Pickle Box). There has been a lot of excitement in the press; some links to articles in the media are listed below, and are also located at the end of the article on the PeerJ website.

PeerJ constructed this simplified, infographic summary of the study.

PeerJ constructed this simplified, infographic summary of the study.

 

The BBC: Everyone has a ‘microbial cloud’

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-34314065

James Gallagher writing in the BBC

The Washington Post: “You’re surrounded by a cloud of bacteria as unique as a fingerprint”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2015/09/22/youre-surrounded-by-a-cloud-of-bacteria-as-unique-as-a-fingerprint/

Article by Rachel Feltman

CBS News: “People emit a unique “microbial cloud” of bacteria, study finds”

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/people-emit-a-unique-microbial-cloud-of-bacteria-study-finds/

Article by Sara Miller

NPR: “Wherever You Go, Your Personal Cloud Of Microbes Follows”

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/09/22/441841735/wherever-you-go-your-personal-cloud-of-microbes-follows

Article by Rob Stein

Science: “You’re surrounded by your own personal cloud of microbes”

http://news.sciencemag.org/biology/2015/09/you-re-surrounded-your-own-personal-cloud-microbes

Article by Hanae Armitage

The Atlantic: “Your Microbe Aura Could Be as Distinctive as Your Fingerprint”

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/09/inside-the-germ-cloud/406591/

Article by Cari Romm

The Smithsonian: “You Produce a Microbial Cloud That Can Act Like an Invisible Fingerprint”

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/you-produce-microbial-cloud-can-act-invisible-fingerprint-180956698/

Article by Brian Handwerk

 

http://www.newsweek.com/microbial-cloud-aka-auras-are-basically-real-375010

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