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Submission + - Your Personal Data Is On Your Phone -- In The Form Of Bacteria (itworld.com)

jfruh writes: Yes, we all know that we have a lot of personally identifying information on our phones that maybe we shouldn't. But even if our data is locked down and encrypted, we're all leaving biological footprints on our phones, which are basically extensions of our personal bacterial ecosystem. A study has concluded that phones could be a less invasive source of information in studying individual microbiomes than current techniques.
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Your Personal Data Is On Your Phone -- In The Form Of Bacteria

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