Feature Biomedicine,Microbes Inside Job Inside Job Teams of microbes pull strings in the human body By Tina Hesman Saey 10:52am, June 3, 2011 Facebook Twitter Google You are surrounded, grossly outnumbered and being manipulated from within. This article is available only to subscribing members. Join the Society today or Log in. Get Science News headlines by e-mail. Submit More from Science News Sort by Published atMost Viewed New device can transmit underwater sound to air Your phone is like a spy in your pocket Stars with too much lithium may have stolen it New technique could help spot snooping drones Here’s the key ingredient that lets a centipede’s bite take down prey Mysterious high-energy particles could come from black hole jets Massive dust storms are robbing Mars of its water ‘First Face of America’ explores how humans reached the New World New twist on a flu vaccine revs up the body’s army of virus killers Cilia in the brain may be busier than previously thought Light pollution can prolong the risk of sparrows passing along West Nile virus 50 years ago, IUDs were deemed safe and effective The secret to icky, sticky bacterial biofilms lies in the microbes’ cellulose Volume of fracking fluid pumped underground tied to Canada quakes A robotic arm made of DNA moves at dizzying speed View More From the Nature Index Paid Content View the discussion thread.