Why Are There Animals on My Face?!

It’s true. You have tiny mites living all around your face. But who are they? And how did they get there? QQ has the A!

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Sources:
http://www.cas.miamioh.edu/mbi-ws/BiodiversitySymbiosis/commensalism.htm

Three Things You Didn’t Know About the Arachnids That Live on Your Face


http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/notrocketscience/2012/08/31/everything-you-never-wanted-to-know-about-the-mites-that-eat-crawl-and-have-sex-on-your-face/
http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn22227-rosacea-may-be-caused-by-mite-faeces-in-your-pores.html
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21955627
http://jmm.sgmjournals.org/content/early/2012/08/28/jmm.0.048090-0
http://bjo.bmj.com/content/89/11/1468.short
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22933353

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