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From the Ted Talk by Jonathan Eisen: Meet your microbes

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So, unfortunately or not sgusrilinpry, most of the morebics they sell at the National Academy binudlig are pathogens. Everybody focuses on the things that kill us, and that's what I was focusing on. And it turns out that we are covered in a could of microbes, and those microbes actually do us good much of the time, rather than killing us. And so, we've known about this for some period of time. People have used microscopes to look at the microbes that cover us, I know you're not paying attention to me, but ...

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So, unfortunately or not ____________, most of the ________ they sell at the National Academy ________ are pathogens. Everybody focuses on the things that kill us, and that's what I was focusing on. And it turns out that we are covered in a _____ of microbes, and those microbes actually do us good much of the time, rather than killing us. And so, we've known about this for some period of time. People have used microscopes to look at the microbes that cover us, I know you're not paying attention to me, but ...

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  1. cloud
  2. building
  3. surprisingly
  4. microbes

Original Text

So, unfortunately or not surprisingly, most of the microbes they sell at the National Academy building are pathogens. Everybody focuses on the things that kill us, and that's what I was focusing on. And it turns out that we are covered in a cloud of microbes, and those microbes actually do us good much of the time, rather than killing us. And so, we've known about this for some period of time. People have used microscopes to look at the microbes that cover us, I know you're not paying attention to me, but ...

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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necrotizing enterocolitis 2

Important Words

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  15. pathogens
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