How the microbiome challenges our concept of self

Tobias Rees (professor of anthropology at McGill University and director at Berggruen Institute in Los Angeles), Angela Douglas (professor of molecular biology and genetics at Cornell University), and Thomas Bosch have formulated in a joint essay, published February 22 2018 in PLOS Biology, on why the metaorganism concept demands a redefinition of the traditional concepts of the self.

How the microbiome challenges our concept of self.

See also the March 7th 2018 Motherboard article by Rebecca Flowers:
Our Microbiomes Are Making Scientists Question What it Means to Be Human.
Are we people or a “megaorganism?”