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Responsible stewardship for communicating microbiome research to the press and public

The human microbiome has captured the attention of both researchers and the lay press. Given its emerging role in health and disease, it is imperative that studies are communicated well so that in turn the public does not misinterpret the findings.

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Shan, Y., Segre, J.A. & Chang, E.B. Responsible stewardship for communicating microbiome research to the press and public. Nat Med 25, 872–874 (2019).

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