Emily Anthes

Science journalist and author

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The average American home contains approximately 2000 different microorganisms, mostly invisible and benign, some are even beneficial.

Creating healthy indoor living spaces

The average American home contains approximately 2000 different microorganisms, mostly invisible and benign, some are even beneficial.

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