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Old 04-15-2011, 08:14 AM
Location: Michigan
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A group of scientists at North Carolina State University is taking navel-gazing to another level.

Jiri Hulcr and his colleagues at the Raleigh, N.C., school recently launched the Belly Button Biodiversity project as a fun way to interest people in microbiology and teach them about the bacteria that's found on skin.

The Body Odd - New meaning to 'navel-gazing': Scientists study belly button bacteria
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Old 04-18-2011, 08:38 AM
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WOW! can't think of a better way to spend hundreds of thousands of dollers than studying the good ole belly-button.
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