Getting the Samples (image) NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Caption The scientists took swabs from the forearms of six healthy individuals for their study of the bacterial populations in the human skin. Credit Zhan Gao, M.D., Martin J. Blaser, M.D. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.