Tagged With Bacteria

Armie Hammer drank goat milk straight from the teat, and an expert said 'this should never be done'


Your makeup and sponge applicator may be teeming with dangerous bacteria and fungus


A man died after his dog licked him, leading to a rare infection that caused blisters and strange bruises



A man was pulled over for drunk driving but he really had a condition that made his gut produce booze


Bankrupt poop-testing startup uBiome is shutting down


Poop-testing startup uBiome was once valued at $600 million by Silicon Valley’s top VCs. It just filed for bankruptcy.



A woman is the first to die from an Atlanta outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, an extreme form of pneumonia that can spread through shower heads and sink faucets


A woman's limbs were amputated after her dogs licked her and gave her a bacterial infection. Most dogs carry the same bacteria.


9 skin diseases you can pick up at the gym, and how to avoid them


One-third of Americans admit that they don't wash their hands after using the bathroom. Here's why you should.


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