Though it’s long been understood that trillions of bacteria live on and in the human body, researchers have found that each human emits a unique “microbial cloud” of their own bacteria, one so distinctive that these clouds might be sufficient to identify the person from whom they emanate. What do you think?


“Has anyone told the producers of ‘CSI’ yet?”

Gabe Stutz • Dachshund Trainer

“I knew there was something deeply nauseating about all seven billion of us, but I could never quite pinpoint what it was.”

Jaclyn Wilmes • Traffic Monitor

“Not me. I shower.”

Phil Gardner • Unemployed