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