Tagged With Bacteria

6 gross reasons why you should wash your hands more often


uBiome's founder repeatedly presented herself as years younger than she was, in the latest sign of trouble at the embattled $600 million poop-testing startup


New York City waters have trillions of bacteria, fungi, and microbes. Watch what they look like through a microscope.



Oil-eating microbes found in the deepest part of the ocean could help clean up man-made oil spills


People were confused by Mitt Romney's method for blowing out candles on a birthday cake, but science says he might be onto something


The toilet isn't the dirtiest place in your home



There are serious health reasons why you shouldn't eat your boogers


10 everyday items that are crawling in bacteria


Here's how long food can be left out at room temperature


One of the world's largest banks has issued an alarming warning about antibiotic resistance — with big consequences for humanity


Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and other billionaires are betting on a bacteria that could change the way we grow food


Never eat the 'clean' part of moldy bread



Superbugs resistant to most antibiotics have been uncovered in Australia hospitals


A US man had to have his hands and legs amputated because of a bacterial infection he got after being licked by a dog — here's what to know about the risks


A Florida man died of bacteria that can cause flesh-eating disease after eating raw oysters — here's how concerned you should be


A New Jersey man infected with flesh-eating bacteria looks like he'll lose his battle with the infection — here's what to know about the condition



Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses are skyrocketing -- here's how to know if you have Lyme disease


The surprising reason we boil lobsters alive


Over 220 cases of 'nightmare bacteria' were found in the US last year -- here's why that's so terrifying


We had our earbuds tested for bacteria to find out if it's gross to share headphones