uBiome Nears $200,000 on Indiegogo To Crowdsource Data About The Bacteria That Lives Within Us All

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http://techcrunch.com – Nope, this isn’t your average tech startup. No mobile apps here, or integrations with Facebook. Instead, this is a project that sits at the intersection of crowdsourcing and health. uBiome is a project that’s pioneering the area of “citizen science,” or research that relies on data contributed by regular people. In this case, Ubiome is looking at the human microbiome, or the very complex ecosystem of bacteria that resides within us. The amount of bacteria in the microbiome outnumbers human cells by 10-to-1 and it can keep us healthy by helping with digestion or synthes (IT news)