Corporeal Ecology

What the Germs in Your Bellybutton Say About You

Jason Tetro | Posted 09.02.2012 | Canada
Jason Tetro

2012-05-28-GermGuyBanner.jpg About 18 months ago, a researcher in the laboratory of a North Carolina State University professor came up with an idea to explore the ecology and evolution of daily life and wanted to find a spot on the body that would be exemplify that. Turns out, it's the bellybutton! The tiny anatomical vestibule was actually a museum of lifetime experiences.